Attend an Orientation Seminar or Support Group
The Medical Center of Plano hosts twice monthly Informational Seminars for those interested in learning more about the bariatric surgery process and Support Group to come learn, support and share with others on their weight loss journey. Learn More
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What is Minimally Invasive Surgery?
Minimally Invasive or laparoscopic surgery eliminates the need for a large incision. Instead, five to seven small incisions are created, a camera and instruments are introduced into the abdominal cavity and the procedure is performed.
Advantages of the Laparoscopic approach include:
There are risks associated with any abdominal surgery. A patient’s weight, age and medical history play a significant role in determining specific risks. Your surgeon will inform you about your specific risks for bariatric surgery. Risks associated with any abdominal surgery include: