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The only thing.. are you ok with reflux. Gerd, that acid that comes up in your throat? I hear the sleeve can cause that. Have you researched MGB? Some folks are having to revise from sleeve to mgb. I am going to have the mgb after much much research.

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I'm going to OCC in Mexico, next month for a Gastric Sleeve. The Doctor there was on Dr.Oz and other TV shows. I didn't go on that, but it drew me to the clinic in my research. I was going elsewhere until I found OCC, they charge about 2-3G's more, but I liked what I found out and a lot of people from Canada go there.

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Well I'm not okay with getting GERD, it is a risk. Many people to do get it, there is a medicine for it. But yes it out ways the risk for me.

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Hi please,

i just meant for OP to consider the MGB mini gastric bypass instead of sleeve. Very little reflux, very simple 40 minute operation, can be revised or reversed and you keep your stomach. Lots of ppl are getting revised from sleeve to MGB.

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8 hours ago, carfar said:

Hi utahgirll They can revise from sleeve to MGB? But there's so little stomach left


carfar yes a Gastric Sleeve to Mini Gastric Bypass revision surgery that Dr. Illan performs routinely.

You can watch Dr. Illan perform a VSG to MGB revision surgery here

If you have ay questions please feel free contacting me 619-900-7808.

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I understand that surgeons are hesitant to follow patients they didn't do surgery for. But any primary care provider, including nurse practitioners, can follow you for any labwork you need. I'm a nurse midwife and follow labs on many female patients that need frequent lab work (midwives are mid-level providers for women that do much more than deliver babies). There is no need to seek out a bariatric center. What about patients in areas of the US that are nowhere near a bariatric center?

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