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The Dangers of Gastric Bypass Surgery and Why You Need the Right Doctor

The Gastric Bypass Surgery is delicate, and can be dangerous. As the public has become more aware of the possible benefits of Gastric Bypass Surgery, demand for has gone up; more and more inexperienced surgeons are performing it.

If the surgeon is less experienced, the likelihood of the patient suffering serious complications within the first 30 days of the surgery is somewhere on the order of four and a half times the risk compared to a surgeon who is more experienced.

Dr Schneider has been board certified for 15 years. His experience and thorough method minimizes the risk of side effects, which can include:

  • Incisional infection
  • Gastrointestinal leaking
  • Narrowing of connection site
  • Pulmonery embolism (blood clot to lung)
  • Bowel obstruction
  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Injury to spleen
  • Anemia
  • Death
  • Gallstones
  • Nutritional deficiency
  • Additional surgery to address complications

Obviously, these side effects can be serious, but can be minimized by choosing the right Gastric Bypass doctor, and carefully following his instructions while recovering. Don't gamble with your life by not carefully choosing who will do your Gastric Bypass operation. Contact Us here.

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