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Apr

Hernia Repair Ensures Less Heartburn After Sleeve Surgery

Some patients who undergo weight loss surgery can be at higher risk of developing a hernia. Up to one-third of bariatric surgery patients may have a hiatal hernia, which surgeons often detect during surgery. Others can suffer from heartburn due to their hernia condition. The good...

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24

Apr

How OCC is Keeping Patients Safe As They Travel for Surgery

Bariatric surgery requires physical, mental, and emotional preparation, as much as any other surgery would. However, being amid a global pandemic can add a new dimension of anxiety you can experience before surgery. Especially when traveling is involved, how can you feel safe?Jus...

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24

Apr

Discover What “Unparalleled Care” Means at the Obesity Control Center

Bariatric surgery or any other medical procedure can be a stressful one. From going to an unfamiliar facility to wondering about how the procedure will go, seeking medical care can feel overwhelming. It is for this reason that the Obesity Control Center has carefully designed an...

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24

Apr

Patients Feel Safe At OCC As COVID-19 Makes Bariatric Surgery More Important Than Ever

At the Obesity Control Center, maintaining our safe and efficient care environment is a top priority. As we learn more about COVID-19 and its transmission, we are undertaking the necessary steps and adapting our practices to provide the best, safest care to our patients while pro...

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24

Apr

US Health Professionals Choose Surgery In Mexico. Why?

We often forget that health professionals aren't always wearing scrubs. Sometimes they’re the ones in gowns, seeking treatment like any other patient. Except when nurses and doctors-people who know medicine and healthcare best–select their own doctors and...

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24

Apr

At The Obesity Control Center, You’re Supported For Life

You know that diets don't work because you’ve tried every single one. While a whole-foods diet with the right number of calories is essential for health — and should be continued throughout your life, not just to lose weight — if you have a significant amo...

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24

Apr

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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24

Apr

Improved Gastric Sleeve vs Regular Gastric Sleeve

Can something good be improved upon? The Gastric Sleeve has had some negative press recently. Check out what OCC has done to make a good procedure even better.The Sleeve: What's good about it?The gastric sleeve surgery has been around for two decades, and in that time it...

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24

Apr

Regulating Health Tourism: World leaders meet in Tijuana.

 The CDC travel warning has now increase to another 30 cases reported in Canada of patients returning home with surgical infections with Antibacterial-Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa after having weight loss surg...

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24

Apr

OCC Newest Results from over 20,900 patients

Early Surgical Complications>Bariatric surgery complications are not uncommon and the rate has been published in the medical literature. At OCC our rate is one of the lowest in the world. The nature of bariatric surgery requires that a goal is to avoid a complication b...

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