28

May

5 Reasons to Upgrade Your Sleeve

Bariatric surgery is an investment - one you are counting on to change your health and your life. A successful procedure is an essential step in a weight loss journey. In some cases, it might be worth taking your surgery to the next level to ensure this critical tool can he...

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28

May

How Revision Surgery At OCC Can Turn A Failed Bariatric Procedure Into A Success

It's important to get bariatric surgery right the first time as bariatric revision surgeries are more expensive and difficult to perform, and they are normally not covered by insurance. But if your sleeve fails, you can either give up or try again—this time with the b...

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28

May

6 Potential Indications for a Revision Procedure

A gastric sleeve procedure is one of the most popular forms of bariatric surgeries performed today. While this type of procedure may provide patients with the best solution to achieving sustained weight loss, it can fail for others. Complications can arise even for the best candi...

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28

May

The Double Buttress Technique, an OCC exclusive.

What is the Double Buttress Technique? The DBTAs medical professionals we are taught to frequently question the status quo. I personally am always looking for ways to improve quality, safety and outcomes. This is something we have built into our practice and and to the mentality...

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28

May

Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgey

Patients may often feel embarrassed or guilty when there is a sudden weight gain or when a plateau occurs. These feelings and the reactions they cause can impact and/or put health, weight loss, and nutritional status at risk. Patients who regain more than 22 pounds (10 kilograms)...

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28

May

Leakage Test During VGS

Dyed solution test or air pressure test?Gastric air pressure testing can detect even a very small leakage during surgery.During sleeve gastrectomy surgery it is common practice to perform leakage testing with instillation of a dyed solution in to the stomach through the calibrati...

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28

May

Safety in Bariatric Surgery

Most people with obesity don't seek surgical help.Although there is a lot of information regarding obesity, which clearly shows the great health benefits that surgical procedures offer for weight reduction or bariatric, most people with this illness don’t request thes...

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28

May

What to Do When a Lap Band Fails

When a weight loss procedure fails it is both personally discouraging and it can create significant health issues. There is absolutely no reason you should settle for this. That's why Obesity Control Center has developed a proven solution. for failed lap-band surgery. Here...

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