Researching Esophyx and Weight Loss Surgery

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   Posted 3/14/2012 7:00 PM (GMT -6)   
I've recently completed pre-op testing for the gastric sleeve weight loss surgery.  My surgeon recommended I have the Esophyx prior to surgery since the sleeve often increases GERD.  If I want it, I'll need to do it before the surgery as it can't be completed afterward.  Apparently this is a fairly new concept.  Anyone here have any experience or knowledge of these two things being performed together?

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   Posted 3/16/2012 11:29 AM (GMT -6)   
 
Hello and welcome.  To the best of my knowledge I have never seen a post by anyone who had the proposed procedure done for the reason you have explained.  That is not to say someone will be along with info for you.
 
I wish you well and hope your find answers to your concerns.
 
Kindly,
Kitt

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