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Winter + Food… Not The Best Combo… See Why

Winter and Obesity Following the Northeast storm that has brought arctic weather to most of the east coast, we are frequently reminded of the huge economical implications, travel risk and specific health issues related to wintertime. It is very common for people to gain weight during this time of the…

Leakage Test During VGS

Dyed solution test or air pressure test? Gastric air pressure testing can detect even a very small leakage during surgery. During sleeve gastrectomy surgery it is common practice to perform leakage testing with instillation of a dyed solution in to the stomach through the calibration tube. If a small leakage…

30 Minutes That Can Save Your Life!

Bariatric Surgery as prevention Obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the United States, Canada and Mexico, as well as in many other countries around the world. The most rapidly growing segment of the obese population is the severely obese (morbidly obese). The health consequences of severe obesity are profound. Study……

¡Los 30 Minutos que Podrían Salvar tu Vida!

La cirugía bariátrica como medida preventiva. La obesidad ha alcanzado proporciones epidémicas en los Estados Unidos, Canadá y México, al igual que en muchos otros países alrededor del mundo. El sector con mayor crecimiento en la población obesa son los severamente obesos (obeso mórbido). Los efectos a la salud de…

Safety in Bariatric Surgery

Most people with obesity don’t seek surgical help. Although there is a lot of information regarding obesity, which clearly shows the great health benefits that surgical procedures offer for weight reduction or bariatric, most people with this illness don’t request these services. In our experience not having access to these…

Seguridad en Cirugía Bariátrica

La mayoría de las personas no busca ayuda quirúrgica. A pesar de haber mucha información disponible en materia de obesidad, que claramente demuestra los grandes beneficios para la salud que ofrecen los procedimientos para reducción de peso o bariátrica, la gran mayoría de la personas con este padecimiento no solicitan…

What Other Options are there for Patients Allergic to Common Sutures?

Reactions When a patient has a medical history of suture related problems, such as rejection, chronic inflammatory reaction, or infection, it is always a concern for the patient and surgeon not to use the same type of suture material(s). This is why it is important to obtain surgical records that…