People considering a gastric bypass procedure need to understand that gastric bypass surgery is major abdominal surgery and with all surgeries comes risk of serious injury or even death. Gastric bypass surgery modifies a patient’s digestive system reducing the amount of food a patient can eat.
According to the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), more than a million people underwent some form of bariatric surgery in the last five years. As these procedures continue to gain popularity, so do the chances of errors stemming from these surgical procedures.
If you or a loved one has suffered because of an error involving gastric bypass surgery, contact me today. I’m here to help.