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Sleeve to loop duodenal switch (SIPS)



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Little background, have the gastric sleeve almost 4 year ago have gained over 60 pounds back along with reflux and hiatal hernia has returned. Went to see my doctor and had recommended getting the SIPS procedure also called the loop duodenal switch. Would love to hear from anyone who has had this surgery and how successful it was. How much weight did you loss and at what rate?? Over all experience??

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I know there have been some issues with reflux and the full DS. I'd ask my surgeon to consider if that's true with the single loop DS and/or the RNY.

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I am so amazed on my progress with weightloss and how I feel and look! I had my surgery in 6/15 weight came off gradually and steadily. To date I have maintained my 150 lbs. If you have any specific questions just ask!

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I am so amazed on my progress with weightloss and how I feel and look! I had my surgery in 6/15 weight came off gradually and steadily. To date I have maintained my 150 lbs. If you have any specific questions just ask!

That awesome! Did you have the SIPS as a revision?


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I'm scheduled for sips on Jan 23. Looking forward. I had the sleevce 2012 and gained almost all the weight back

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You will have to keep me updated. Best of luck. I have gained all but 25 pounds back. I go for the rest of my testing on the 22nd of this month then hoping to get a date.


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I was just discharged from the hospital. I had SIp yesterday. Minimal pain. I had a sleeve in 2013. Gained 51lbs back and was put back on bp meds. Something had to give.

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On 1/10/2018 at 7:45 AM, kimmie40351 said:


That awesome! Did you have the SIPS as a revision?

No, I did not. This was my 1 and only shot of having SIPS. I couldnt be any happier! Surgery was easy going for me. Minimal pain. To date, no problems, no reflux, no weight issues, no more high blood pressure. Make sure you take your Vitamins.

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