Post-Surgical Instructions

After surgery

– Start walking slowly when you are back to your room after surgery, and keep walking constantly during the next days. This is for a better and faster recovery of the discomfort caused by the gas and anesthesia used at surgery. – You will stay from one to two nights in the hospital, depending on the procedure done and the physician´s opinion. – Don’t drink liquids until the fluoroscopy test is done, which is the day after surgery. (Before this, just take ice chips to calm the thirst). – You will have a drain, which will be removed 2 or 3 days after surgery. Even with drain placed, you can bath and have regular activities. – Don´t do heavy lifting for 6 weeks, this is to prevent complication in your incisions. – Follow the post-op diet. (1 week clear liquids, 1 week full liquids, 1 week soft diet, and from the 4th week on, you can have complete diet). **See your post-op diet file.

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– For better results, remember to follow up with a nutritionist. *You can also join our private FB support group where you will receive nutrition information and support from other patients www.facebook.com/groups/BariatricSurgeriesSupport/ – Start taking your multivitamins 2 weeks after surgery. – The Laboratory tests may be at the 3rd, 9th an 15th month after surgery. And those may include: * Lipids, *CBC (complete blood count), *Blood Chemistry, *Albumin, *Total protein, *Iron tests, *Vitamins and trace minerals, *Electrolytes.

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ALO Bariatrics provides expert, safe, and effective weight loss surgery in Tijuana, Guadalajara, and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Patients from around the world travel to Mexico to receive affordable care from our highly trained bariatric surgeons. We are affiliated with several notable organizations, including:

  • The International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)
  • The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
  • The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF)
  • The Federal Commission for Protection against Sanitary Risk (COFEPRIS)

For more information on ALO Bariatrics, or to begin your weight loss journey, we encourage you to contact us online or call (844) 461-2831.

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