I Have A Date!!

Discussion in 'Revisions' started by GrammyLuLu, Jan 11, 2018.

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    GrammyLuLu

    GrammyLuLu Well-Known Member

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    Thank you to all who wished me well with my appointment with Dr. Simper. I went into the appointment so afraid he would tell me he couldn't help me. Guess I was preparing for the worst hoping for the best. The appointment could not have gone better. I found him to be very down to earth, accommodating and honest. He answered all my questions and went over all the risks and the success rate of the revision.
    I won't lie that I am scared and excited and I wish it was over so I can move forward! My surgery date is Feb. 5th. Just a few weeks away but long enough to get all my ducks in a row.
    He is performing what he calls a "Standard DS based on Dr. Hess's method" so it is safe to say 2 anomostises (I know my spelling sucks LOL) common channel of 100cm alimentary 150cm. I specifically asked about the Hess Method that was his answer.
    Now to wait and get everything ready, but I have my date!!Whoooo Hooo!
     
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    southernlady

    southernlady Administrator Staff Member

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    Good for you.
    Based on the Hess Method is ideal...and no one will know what your common channel and AL will be until he has measured it. A common channel is typical of cookie cutter ones not a Hess method DS.
     
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    hilary1617

    hilary1617 First time at the rodeo.

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    WOnderful!!!! Congratulations!
     
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    JackieOnLine

    JackieOnLine Moderator Staff Member

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    congratulations, the time will go by very fast I suspect.
     
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    Susan in Tennessee

    Susan in Tennessee Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations! Yes! That date will be here before you turn around. I'm so very happy for you.
     
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    Grammaof5

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    Congratulations! Best wishes ! It'll be here in the blink of an eye!
     
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    Larra

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    It does sound like a cookie cutter DS, but many people do just fine with that, including me. I'm just glad you have someone willing to do the revision from gastric bypass, which is a big deal that very few surgeons will take on, and that it's a real DS and not something experimental.
     
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    GrammyLuLu

    GrammyLuLu Well-Known Member

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    Thanks ALL! @Larra@Larra yes the revision itself is a big thing and Dr. Simper has a big job on his hands so if it is cookie cutter I will take it. it is a ture dS with the two anomostises and it can't be worse than what I am dealing with now.
     
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    Munchkin

    Munchkin Full of Fairy Dust

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    Congratulations!
     

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