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April 10th with Dr Kelly.

I must admit I'm getting cold feet about the surgery (not the surgeon who is amazing) after reading online about complications that may occur years later.


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4 minutes ago, MarinaGirl said:

April 10th with Dr Kelly.

I must admit I'm getting cold feet about the surgery (not the surgeon who is amazing) after reading online about complications that may occur years later.

What have you read ? You're getting the mini bypass? Do you think the complications may be worth the reward ?

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What have you read ? You're getting the mini bypass? Do you think the complications may be worth the reward ?


The long term complications I've read about after gastric bypass and/or sleeve gastrectomy are nerve issues, dental problems (resulting in root canals, implants, dentures), reactive hypoglycemia, strictures, fibromyalgia, ulcers, fainting spells, chronic anemia, osteoporosis, etc.

I don't know if MGB has the same issues as these other weight loss surgeries as there's a lot less info available online. One thought is the perception of risk could be skewed if more people that have issues post their experiences than people that don't have these issues. So I could be getting scared about possible outcomes that are very low risk. It's a conundrum I need to work through.


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I am scheduled for April 10th.

Me too. April 10 with Dr. Garcia at CER



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I'm April 20 with Dr Ponce de Leon!!!



I will be having surgery on the 21st with dr illan at Oasis Hospital...Same hospital. We will probably cross paths. Well wishes to you! :)



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April 21 with Dr ponce de leon here .. it's coming up so soon!




I just tried to PM you but I don't think it went through...
I just wanted to say hi since we both have the same date! I am with dr illan, but also at Oasis Hospital, so we may meet...Not sure. I just wanted to see how you are doing? Dr gave me a one week liquid diet to follow...Almost time! I am getting a bit nervous, but so excited!



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