Gastric Sleeve Surgery for Patients with Low Initial BMI (BMI 30-35)

gastric sleeve for low bmi patients (bmi 30-35)

I recently wrote a post entitled “Weight Loss Surgery for Low BMI Patients (BMI 30-35).” In this post I reviewed the guidelines published by the ASMBS for weight loss surgery for low BMI patients, and I reviewed some recent published studies on weight loss surgery for low BMI patients. In this post I want to […]

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How to Choose a Gastric Sleeve Surgeon

Once you’ve decided you want to get gastric sleeve surgery in Orange County, CA, the next step is to choose a gastric sleeve surgeon and program. But how do you go about choosing a gastric sleeve surgeon? What do you look for? The first step is to decide what your #1 most important goal is. […]

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Dr. Oliak’s Gastric Sleeve Surgery Patient Outcomes – Update 2018

gastric sleeve patient outcomes

Dr. Oliak provides weight loss surgery in Orange County, CA. His #1 goal since starting his weight loss surgery career in 2002 has been to achieve not just good patient outcomes, but excellent, industry-leading patient outcomes. The fact is, gastric sleeve surgery patient outcomes vary between different surgeons and programs. The reason why is because […]

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The Gastric Sleeve Operation Is Not A Standardized Operation

Gastric sleeve technique varies

The gastric sleeve operation is not a standardized operation. This means there is not agreement on how to best do the operation. There is not agreement, for example, on how small to make the sleeve, or what dimensions/shape to make the sleeve, or where exactly to place the staple line, or how exactly to diagnose […]

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Gastric Sleeve Outcomes Update 2016

gastric sleeve patient outcomes

It’s a new year which means it is time to evaluate our performance for the previous year, and update our outcomes statistics. This is am important and ongoing part of our practice. Dr. Oliak’s #1 goal since starting his weight loss surgery practice in 2002 has been to achieve not just good patient outcomes, but […]

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Achieving Gastric Sleeve Success

gastric sleeve patients

All prospective gastric sleeve patients of course want to achieve great gastric sleeve success. This means getting a great long-term weight loss outcome, and avoiding complications. The published studies, unfortunately, show that this doesn’t always happen. Many patients achieve excellent, long-term gastric sleeve success, but some don’t. It is important to understand that great outcomes […]

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