Dr. Anthony Gonzalez shares when a woman can return to work after a sleeve gastrectomy (surgical weight-loss procedure in which the stomach is reduced to about 15% of its original size).
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Patients after a sleeve gastrectomy will be seen in the office about a week after surgery, and then they probably require a few more days of recovery. So in general, return to work after a sleeve gastrectomy will occur approximately a week and a half to two weeks after the operation.
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