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 When did gastric bypass surgery start?

Answer According to the American Society for Bariatric Surgery, Dr. E.E. Mason and Dr. C. Ito developed the gastric bypass procedure in the 1960s. However, it took decades to develop the procedure to its ... Read More »
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Will Medicare pay for gastric bypass surgery?

On One Hand: In Some SituationsAccording to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Medicare will pay for gastric bypass surgery if the patient meets certain qualifications: a body mass ind... Read More »
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I had Gastric Bypass surgery in 1/06 Roux-en Y.?

I had no idea, so i looked it up for you. People seem to be saying that they can take tablets ok as long as they aren't too huge. Capsules are fine because they are soft and dissolve easily. If you... Read More »
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How much does gastric bypass surgery cost?

According to the University of California at San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center, the average cost for a laparoscopic gastric bypass procedure was $22,500 as of January 2010. The average charge for a L... Read More »
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Does Humana pay for gastric bypass surgery?

On One Hand: Human Pays for Gastric BypassHumana pays for gastric bypass in some instances, according to the Humana's website. Patients desiring gastric bypass surgery must undergo a six-month sup... Read More »
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