Chatting With Dr. Ortiz: Episode #2

What’s discussed in this episode with Dr. Elias Ortiz

  • Will taking too big of drinks stretch your stomach at? (3:02)
  • How long will it take your stomach to heal so you know what your restriction will be once it’s healed? (3:56)
  • Why don’t you do the duodenal switch (DS) surgery? (5:00)
  • What is the best advice as a surgeon that you can give patients to prepare for the surgery and for life after surgery? (6:44)
  • What if surgical staples come loose in the body, is there a chance of that? Will your immune system attack them? (8:01)
  • How do you determine the order of surgeries on the day of surgery? (9:42)
  • What’s the difference between the sleeve and gastric bypass? (11:55)
  • How many surgeries do you do on a daily basis? (14:35)
  • How many surgeries have you performed (17:48)
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