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Gastric Sleeve Surgery Via a Single Incision

Procedure Done Through One Small Access Point

The Dr's program shows Tera's journey from obesity to gastric sleeve surgery.  Tera's body weight hit 233 lbs and health risks, such as diabetes, were threatening her long term health.  Concerned about obesity-related health risks and wanting to be there for her grandchildren for years to come, she decided to undergo gastric sleeve surgery. Bariatric surgeon Dr. Brian Quebbemen performed the gastric sleeve procedure using the SPIDER Surgical System developed by TransEnterix. The SPIDER System allowed Dr. Quebbemen to access Tera's abdomen through one small incision…

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Bariatric Skinny Gastric Bypass Diet

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Beginner Circuit Training

This four-day per week program has two days of circuit strength training…

From the Bariatric Surgery Journals

  • On January 13th I had gastric sleeve done. I was 470 lb in June when I started my journey.At the time of surgery I was 420 lb. Monday To weeks after surgery I am at 398 lb. That is 50 lbs before surgery and 22 lbs after surgery, I am excited about this. This is my lowest weight in 25 years, Starting ohase 3 in ...

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