[geeks] Gastric bypass surgery
kevin at pipeline.com
Mon Mar 5 20:59:05 CST 2007
An extreme case indeed. For anyone coming anywhere near 800+ pounds, any
surgery is extremely risky.
On Mon, 5 Mar 2007 19:52:22 -0600
Bill Bradford <mrbill at mrbill.net> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 04, 2007 at 12:05:53PM +0200, Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:
> > Has anyone out there had gastric bypass surgery?
> > Answer on or off list as you feel appropriate.
> I just saw this in my "local news" RSS feed:
> (from http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?section=local&id=5094682)
> (3/05/07 - KTRK/HOUSTON) - A woman who came to Houston for a risky
> gastric bypass surgery has passed away.
> Renee Williams, 28 weighed 841 pounds at the time of her surgery
> last month. She had lost 67 pounds in less than two weeks after the
> surgery. Over the weekend, she suffered a deadly heart attack.
> That IS a very extreme case, though.
> Bill Bradford
> Houston, Texas
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