Undergoing any surgical procedure can be overwhelming, and the same can be said about hernia surgery. If you have been experiencing abdominal pain accompanied by a bulge or swelling, it could be a case of hernia and you should contact one of our experienced hernia surgeons at the Minimally Invasive Surgical Associates of Dallas. While…

Undergoing any surgery can be daunting, and a weight loss surgery is no different. If you have a BMI of between 35 and 40, accompanied by comorbid conditions, contact Minimally Invasive Surgical Associates to consult one of our experienced weight loss surgeons. While there are a number of surgical weight loss treatment options available, this…

Whether you are undergoing a minimally invasive or a traditional, open surgery, learning everything about the procedure, risks involved, and postop care is important before going under the knife. If you are experiencing any symptoms that have not shown improved after nonsurgical treatments, consult the general surgeons at Minimally Invasive Surgical Associates. While at it,…

Losing weight on your own can be difficult once your BMI crosses 35, and the challenge can be steeper if you also have any comorbid condition. While you can try losing weight by exercising and making dietary and lifestyle changes, if nothing works, you can always count on gastric bypass surgery. That’s when you need…

Understanding

Weight loss surgery is commonly referred to as bariatric surgery. Although most patients clear their doubts regarding the procedure, they sometimes overlook the concerns related to postoperative lifestyle changes, with one of the most significant changes a patient needs to make being dietary changes. In this blog post, we cover five dietary stages every patient…

Bariatric Surgery

It is a well known fact that obesity is one of the leading causes of life-threatening conditions. The challenge is, losing weight on your own can be difficult once the BMI crosses the 35 mark. While people try to lose weight by exercising and making dietary and lifestyle changes; in a lot of cases, people…

Weight Loss Surgery

Undergoing a weight loss surgery in Dallas / Fort Worth or any other place can be a tough decision; however, when recommended by a doctor, it is essential for patients to know the different procedures and the one that suits them the best. Broadly, there are four weight loss surgeries that a person can undergo,…

Reflux Surgery

Reflux surgery is a surgical procedure to treat Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD, commonly called acid reflux. While the surgery can be both open and laparoscopic, most people choose the second option due to the lesser pain, faster recovery time, and lesser scarring, and fewer complications. In this post, you’ll learn in detail about minimally…

General-Surgical-Procedures

General surgeries are performed for correcting digestive abnormalities related to a patient’s liver, esophagus, stomach, pancreas, small bowel, colon, gallbladder, appendix, bile ducts, or thyroid gland. From weight-loss surgeries to removal of the appendix, all procedures fall under the category of general surgeries. If you too are experiencing any digestive problems and looking for a…

Endoscopic

Every weight loss procedure aims to fight obesity and improve the quality of life of the patient. The transitory phase, however, can be a testing time for patients and their families. The only way to put your worries to rest and be thoroughly prepared for the procedure is to learn lies before and after the…

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