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Gastric Bypass

Can Bariatric Surgery Cure More Than Just Obesity?

At Obesity Control Center (OCC), we treat people of all ages and sizes. With the highest safety standards in the field and over 23,000 surgeries performed, our results are unparalleled. Combined with having the lowest complication rate on record, being innovators within the bariatric realm, with experts in revision surgery and a cutting-edge facility, choosing […]

10 Myths About Gastric Surgery

While bariatric surgery is a need for some because of struggling with issues of obesity, for others, it remains an elective procedure to address metabolic diseases and provides an outlet to achieve metabolic health. But the decision to receive surgery, whether required or as an elective, some patients remain fearful over common misconceptions while others […]

Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgey

Patients may often feel embarrassed or guilty when there is a sudden weight gain or when a plateau occurs. These feelings and the reactions they cause can impact and/or put health, weight loss, and nutritional status at risk. Patients who regain more than 22 pounds (10 kilograms) from the lowest…

One of the Best Bariatric Hospitals for Gastric Surgery

Gastric surgery is a safe, effective solution that can produce life-changing results for those who struggle with weight gain and obesity. But if you aren’t careful about which Mexico medical center you choose for your procedure, then you could face several problems down the road. Risks of using an inexperienced surgical…

General Conditions for Bariatric Surgery

Contraindications It is important to know all conditions that may exclude a person from a bariatric program, given that most are relatives. Who are not candidates for bariatric surgery? The fact that one person with an obesity prognosis meets the NHI (National Health Consensus) regarding over weight, to undergo bariatric…

OMG! Can I stretch my Gastric Sleeve?

Gastric sleeve, Lap-band or Gastric Plication procedures have the common purpose of a restrictive “pouch”, meaning the stomach´s limited food capacity. Under some situations the pouch can be stretched to the point where there is less restriction. Can you do something about it? Definitely, yes! You can. All actions count,…

Gastric Plication on the Rise

The World Federation for the Surgery of Obesity meeting took place in Hamburg Germany.  Thousands of Weight-loss Surgeons assisted the event many of who are in search of the newest, safest and more effective procedures. Gastric Plication was one of these hot topics at the meeting. The field of Bariatric…

Band with Plication: World Meeting Update

IFSO is the World meeting for Bariatric Surgery providing us with the latest news, research and innovation in the field of Weight-loss Surgery Session 6 on Gastric Plication was a total success if you measure it by how many congress goers attended. The room was full, all seats were occupied…