What is the recovery time for gastric surgery?

Answer After gastric bypass surgery, patient are on a liquid diet for a week; and for two weeks, a pureed diet. After that, patients can have solid food. As soon as the IV is removed, patients can shower.... Read More »

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How much recovery time is needed after gastric bypass surgery?

It can take up to six weeks to recover fully from gastric bypass surgery. Hospital stays can last three to four days for laparoscopic surgery and seven to 14 days for open surgery. Patients may usu... Read More »

Gastric Sleeve Bariatric Surgery Recovery?

Vertical sleeve gastrectomy, or gastric sleeve surgery, is a weight-loss procedure in which a portion of the stomach is removed in order to limit food intake. The portion of the stomach that remain... Read More »

Heart Valve Surgery - What's the Typical Recovery Time for a Patient who's had Mitral Valve Surgery?

Normally 6-8 weeks, though in less invasive surgeries, the recovery time is faster (4-6 weeks). The duration of the actual surgery is around 2 hours and I've noticed patients sit up on their bed as... Read More »

What Is the Average Recovery Time for Wrist Surgery?

Carpal tunnel release is one of the most common surgical procedures and the most common wrist surgery, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). Full recover... Read More »