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My surgery is in 1 month: 1 am a self-pay LOOP DS (Sadi-S) candidate in Mexico.

I'm paranoid that I'll get there and my surgery will be canceled the day before due to some rare/hidden health issue.

For reference, I had a slipped lap band about 5 years ago and a gastric sleeve 4 years ago. So, this is my THIRD surgery.

I currently don't have any concerning symptoms, except for a very large sleeve.

I don't have any current barium swallow x-rays, so I will be getting them the day before surgery. It is on that day (the day before) that I will find out if the surgery will proceed. This is what I'm so nervous about.

I'm curious about reasons anyone else was deemed unfit to undergo surgery!

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On October 19, 2019 at 10:21 PM, almosttogoal said:

My surgery is in 1 month: 1 am a self-pay LOOP DS (Sadi-S) candidate in Mexico.

I'm paranoid that I'll get there and my surgery will be canceled the day before due to some rare/hidden health issue.

For reference, I had a slipped lap band about 5 years ago and a gastric sleeve 4 years ago. So, this is my THIRD surgery.

I currently don't have any concerning symptoms, except for a very large sleeve.

I don't have any current barium swallow x-rays, so I will be getting them the day before surgery. It is on that day (the day before) that I will find out if the surgery will proceed. This is what I'm so nervous about.

I'm curious about reasons anyone else was deemed unfit to undergo surgery!

I developed bronchitis and anesthesia cancelled me. Rescheduled for 2 weeks...which is Monday! Good luck to you!

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Here's a story! I was ON THE TABLE, put to sleep... SURGERY DAY (this was just in September) and they woke me up 20 minutes later and said "sorry, we can't operate. You have a huge mass in your stomach and we don't know what it is." YEAH. So I'm more-than-half drugged... confused... asking everyone who will look at me "DO I HAVE CANCER??" and getting answers like "we don't know what it is, yet. The doctor will talk with you when you are awake." I clearly remember replying OH I AM AWAKE NOW.

They referred me to OBGYN and I found out a few days later I have a huge cyst on top of my uterus.

I am heading back into surgery this coming Thursday for a hysterectomy and, if there are no surprises or complications, I will also receive my gastric bypass surgery at the same time (the two surgeons coordinated and are working together).

So there's a story for you! : )

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