An Australian Support Forum for Patients of the VSG/Vertical Sleeve/Gastric Sleeve/Sleeve Gastrectomy or anyone Researching this Surgery-Australia & worldwide members welcome.
Hi, I am seeing my surgeon on Saturday Dr Durmush at Liverpool and I am just curious how much everyone paid for their gastric sleeve. I am in a private health fund with hospital cover. Did you have to pay much above what the health fund covered, by the wa
Has anyone developed gallstones post sleeve gastrectomy? What were your symptoms and how long after op did you get them? I'm having severe upper abdominal lower chest pain and having abdominal ultrasound next week to check for gallstones. Just wondered if
This is the surgeon that did applesauce & myself as public patients, he operates at Fremantle hospital on a fortnightly basis. His team both in the private & public areas are wonderful as well as the nursing staff at Fremantle. Mr Krishna
Hi, I have gone throught some forums, but still cant find any honest answer. I am 38, 290 lbs and proud mom, but my weight driving me crazy, so I have decided to go for sleeve gastrectomy. But because the price in UK is approximately £8,000 and more I
Hello Thinside and everyone. This is a copy of what I have been given by my surgeon Pre Surgery: Optifast (2 weeks) Post surgery- Phase 1: Fluid phase (first 2 weeks) After the Tube Gastrectomy operation is performed a 2 weeks perios is allowed fo
[b]About the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Procedure[/b] The Vertical Gastrectomy procedure (also called vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, Greater Curvature Gastrectomy, Parietal Gastrectomy, Gastric Reduction and even Vertical Gastroplasty) is performed by
Hi I am just wondering if anyone has come out of surgery without a complication? If you came out with a few complications what were they? Was it anytthing you ate that you shouldn't have?