Dr. Ismael Cabrera, MD

Best Bariatric Surgeon in Mexico

Month: December 2017

Relation Between Colorectal Cancer and Weight Loss Surgery

There are recent studies out that suggest that levels of colorectal cancer development tend to be higher in those who have undergone weight loss surgery. While weight loss surgery is often seen as being one of the last solutions in terms of weight loss, there are a number of negative health effects that it appears to have on the body. As a result, it is important to take a close look at what this research says before you decide to embark on bariatric surgery. Continue reading

New Research Says Bariatric Surgery May Not Worsen Acute Pancreatitis Outcomes

Generally those who embark on weight loss surgery have an increased risk of gallstones, and in turn, a risk of developing pancreatitis. However, according to new researchers, the subset of patients with acute pancreatitis have no greater risk for mortality from this health condition and even have shorter hospital stays and use fewer health care resources overall. Continue reading