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Texas Weight Loss Surgeon Dr. David Provost Travels to India

Texas weight loss surgeon Dr. David Provost traveled to Hyderabad, India last week to lecture on bariatric surgery and perform live cases to an audience of surgeons for LivLife Hospital’s Faculty Insights program.

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Weight Loss Surgery Support Groups: Help in Healing

Dr. Provost hosts twice-monthly support groups to ensure patients have lifelong success after their weight loss surgery and provide a safe environment in which to address the psychological and emotional issues surrounding their struggle with obesity. Get the details, and learn about the philosophy of Attitudinal Healing that guides the group’s discussions.

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Revision Surgery

Revision surgery after a weight loss surgery procedure is not uncommon. Approximately 10-25% of all bariatric patients will require a revisional procedure due to weight regain or surgical complications (such as vomiting, reflux, stricture or blockage, fistula, marginal ulcer, or excessive weight loss/malnutrition) or a device malfunction (such as band erosion, band prolapse/ chronic pouch […]

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Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery (also called Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, VSG, gastric sleeve, or “Sleeve”) is a surgical weight-loss procedure in which the stomach is reduced to about 25% of its original size, through surgical removal of a large portion of the stomach. The open edges are surgically stapled together to form a sleeve or tube with […]

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Recovery Time after Weight Loss Surgery

To ensure his weight loss surgery patients have lifelong success after their procedure and provide them with a safe environment in which to address the emotional and psychological issues surrounding their struggle with obesity, Dr. Provost offers a twice-monthly support group at his office. Get the details here, and learn about the philosophy that guides the group’s discussions.

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