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Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

This is the headquarters for gastric sleeve (vertical sleeve gastrectomy). Talk about the VSG, including surgery and recovery, diet, protein, and nutritional supplements.

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

Discuss the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass here: the procedure and recovery, diet and recipes, dumping syndrome and other complications and nutritional supplements.

LAP-BAND Surgery

Talk about the laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (lap-band) here: the surgery, diet, fills and adjustments, complications, and band over bypass.

Gastric Sleeve Plication

Anything related to the sleeve plication (greater curvature plication) surgery is fair game here: what it is, the sleeve diet, complications, and recipes.