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North Eastern Weight Loss Surgery Obesity Surgery Melbourne Australia

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Surgical Outcome Claims

Cited from the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) is a Federation composed of national associations of bariatric surgeons and Integrated Health professionals. Here is an extract from the IFSO website - www.ifso.com/sleeve-gastrectomy:

Like the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, most of the weight loss is achieved in the first 2 years (>70% excess weight loss for BMI less than 50).  Weight regain and gastric pouch dilatation can be seen thereafter.  At 5 years, there is a sustained weight loss in the range of 50-60%  of excess weight.

 Sleeve - 2 yrs postoperatively
BMI<25%25-50%50-75%> 75% EWLAverage Wt loss % EWL


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