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Lap Band Surgery

Facts About Recovery Time for Lap-Band Surgery

Lap-Band surgery is a minimally invasive weight-loss procedure. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the Lap-Band System...

Pre Lap-Band Diet

Many bariactric surgeons require a special diet a month before the Lap-Band procedure. Usually high in protein and low in carbs an...

Diet After Total Abdominal Colectomy

Inflammatory bowel disease, cancer of the colon or other conditions that damage your large intestine may require a total abdominal...

Diet After a Mastectomy

A mastectomy refers to the removal of one or both breasts via surgery. Mastectomy is usually the result of a breast cancer diagnos...

A Diet for After Your Gallbladder Has Been Taken Out

Surgeons perform an open or laparoscopic cholecystectomy to remove the gallbladder, a pear-shaped organ that sits atop the liver a...

Appendix Surgery Side Effects

The appendix is a small, nonessential organ attached to the bowel. When it becomes inflamed or infected, the appendix is removed t...

Anal Fistula and Raw Food

A diet that includes raw fruits, vegetables and nuts may reduce the symptoms of an anal fistula and promote wound healing. Bowel m...

Why Is Insulin Required After Open Heart Surgery?

Diabetic patients who are undergoing open heart surgery frequently require insulin infusions to maintain regular blood sugar level...

Colon Surgery Side Effects

Colon surgery encompasses a variety of procedures to treat injuries or diseases of the large intestine or rectum, the collecting p...

Diet with 60 Grams of Protein After a Lap Band

When performing a Lap-Band procedure, also called adjustable gastric banding, the surgeon restricts the stomach to a tiny pouch by...
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