While gastric bypass surgery results in rapid weight loss, it has some risks, including a difficulty in the body absorbing the nutrients it needs for health, dumping syndrome and in rare instances, death, according to th... More »

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Potential long-term side effects of an epidural include permanent nerve damage where the catheter was inserted, according to the American Pregnancy Association. Some studies also suggest that babies may have difficulty l... More »

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The long-term effects of chemo treatments include various heart complications, lung problems, issues with the hormone system and problems with the digestion system, says the American Society of Clinical Oncology. The sid... More »

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A blood clot in the legs or lung, infection in the incision, or a leak from the stomach into the abdominal cavity or location where the intestine is connected resulting in peritonitis, are risks of gastric bypass surgery... More »

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According to Denise Mann for WebMD, gastric bypass surgery causes patients to change their eating habits permanently. This usually entails consuming several small meals every day and strictly pacing the intake of food to... More »

Heart bypass surgery, which is sometimes referred to as coronary bypass, is a type of surgery that replaces damaged or blocked arteries in the heart using blood vessels harvested from elsewhere in the body, according to ... More »

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Along with the normal risks of major surgery and anesthesia, patients who undergo a fundoplication procedure sometimes experience difficulty swallowing, a lack of support of the esophageal valve, excess gas and bloating,... More »

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