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Latest Bariatric surgery Stories

2014-04-16 23:16:30

Bariatric surgeon Dr. Jose A. Castaneda performed duodenal switch surgery on Canadian patient Lisette Shaw. 1 year later she explains how this bariatric procedure has positively changed her life. Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 There are multiple bariatric procedures available to international patients seeking weight loss surgery in Mexico. Duodenal switch surgery requires outstanding in-depth technical skill and a high level of expertise that just a few bariatric surgeons...

2014-04-16 20:22:54

The personal experience of a loved one might be the best way to test a weight loss surgeon, and that's what has led countless patients to the offices of Dr. Feiz and Associates LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As seen in a fascinating video on how to find the best doctor for weight loss surgery, the decision to undergo such a procedure can take a very long time. In the video, a patient named Kelly tells a touching, though familiar, story for those considering a lap band or...

2014-04-15 23:14:05

Doctor Jose A. Castaneda has successfully performed gastric sleeve surgery on American patient Susan Michael. Guadalajara, Jalisco (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 At the end of 2013 Dr Jose A. Castaneda successfully performed a gastric sleeve in Puerto Vallarta at CMQ Premier hospital, one of the leading private medical centers in Mexico. His patient Susan Michael arrived from the United States with severe health issues associated with morbid obesity, and although she was a bit nervous at first...

2014-04-15 20:22:26

Dr. Michael Feiz spreads the word about the power of bariatric procedures on television and the Internet LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last February, many viewers learned for the first time about sleeve gastrectomy on The Doctors TV program through a personable and highly articulate physician. It was all just part of an ongoing awareness campaign being conducted by one the nation's most respected surgeons, Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. Millions of viewers watched him...

2014-04-14 23:12:28

An MOU is intended to provide the best training and certification in minimal access surgery. New Delhi, India (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Ayushman Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (AyILS) at Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, New Delhi and Trans Asia Educational Consultants Private limited, New Delhi have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The overarching objectives of the agreement are to provide the best training and certification in minimal access...

2014-04-14 20:22:27

The work of Dr. Feiz and Associates is in the spotlight once again as a study shows a link between weight loss surgery and a reduction in the risk of developing uterine cancer. LOS ANGELES, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In our modern society, obesity is undoubtedly a growing concern, with minor debates on lap band vs. sleeve gastrectomy often taking place over which surgery is more beneficial in combatting the disease. However, one fact has remained clear - when performed by an...

2014-04-09 23:30:23

New Jersey Bariatric surgeon Glenn Forrester reports childcare needs, few vacation days and financial consequences of loss of work drives patients concerns about recovery time. Springfield, NJ (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 After more than 2,000 bariatric surgeries in the past 10 years, surgeons at the New Jersey Bariatric Center still find recovery time is a top concern for Gastric Bypass, LAP-BAND and Gastric Sleeve patients preparing for life immediately after surgery. The question of how...

2014-04-08 23:23:41

George Eid, MD, a nationally recognized surgeon with leading expertise in minimally invasive surgical techniques and bariatric - or weight loss – surgery has been recruited by Allegheny Health Network to serve as Division Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Division Chief of Bariatric Surgery. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 George Eid, MD, a nationally recognized surgeon with leading expertise in minimally invasive surgical techniques and bariatric - or weight loss –...

2014-04-08 09:58:09

Gastric banding can play a vital role in the treatment of type 2 diabetes in people who are overweight and not obese, according to new research. The Monash University study, led by Emeritus Professor Paul O’Brien from Monash University’s Centre for Obesity Research and Education (CORE) and Dr John Wentworth from CORE and the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, has determined that weight loss surgery (gastric banding) for overweight people with diabetes had a profound impact on the...

2014-04-07 16:25:39

Dr. Feiz and Associates help severely obese people remember that spring is the time for new beginnings LOS ANGELES, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you are obese, you probably know how spring holidays like Easter and Passover can be overwhelmed by concerns about overindulging in your favorite foods. Dr. Michael Feiz, a master of such delicate bariatric procedures as lap band to sleeve revision, would like to remind us that springtime holidays are much more so about new beginnings....