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TLP1212

LAP-BAND Patients
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About TLP1212

  • Rank
    Future Former TX Fluff
  • Birthday 12/12/1981

About Me

  • City
    Galveston
  • State
    TX
  • Zip Code
    77591
Having a revision done from band to RNY. I've had the band for 3 yrs and lost a good amt of weight initially. As I started to plateau I started having MAJOR acid reflux, I would have the band adjusted constantly and nothing seemed to help. Completely emptied the band once, tried again to fill to a livel that wouldn't cause the reflux, and could never find that spot. The band has been empty for 6 months now, still causing major reflux which has caused my esophogus to erode... I was very iffy on the RNY, I thought with my height and weight it would be too invasive, but after meeting with my dr several times to discuss my options I've been told that bypass is known to cure reflux 95% of the time. I now have a surgery date set for Jan 14, 2013, I'm scared to death... but PRAYING that I am in that 95%!!

Age: 40
Height: 5 feet 7 inches
Starting Weight: 200 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 200 lbs
Goal Weight: 150 lbs
Weight Lost:
BMI: 31.3
Surgery: LAP-BAND
Surgery Status: Pre Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 07/31/2012
Surgery Date: 01/14/2013
Hospital Stay: 3 Days
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval
TLP1212's Bariatric Surgeon
UTMB Center For Obesity And Metabolic Surgery
2240 Gulf Freeway South
League City, TX 77555

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