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Is there an age restriction for the surgery?
Is there a weight limit for this operation?
What are obesity related co-morbidities?
How successful are these operations?
What are the pre-operative requirements in order to undergo either operation?
What does laparoscopic surgery mean?
Why is there a 10% pre-operative weight loss required?
When will I meet the surgeon?
When will my surgery be scheduled?
What are the risks of the operation?
What is the conversion rate?
How do I know which operation is for me?
Is there anything else I need to know?
What will happen when I’m in the hospital?