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Gastric Bypass Malpractice Lawsuits in Los Angeles

Looking for an attorney for gastric bypass malpractice in Los Angeles? Gastric Bypass surgery is an intrusive surgical operation that involves the stapling of, or rerouting of, the stomach and intestines. Patients who undergo gastric bypass surgery should see a loss of weight as a result, because food and nutrition bypasses the regular physiological track normally used to travel through the body. Gastric bypass surgery is a major surgical procedure, and comes with significant risks and complications, up to and including death. If you or a loved one has been the victim of gastric bypass surgery malpractice, speak with Mr. Weinberg to receive the representation you need. Medical malpractice claims in gastric bypass operations should be addressed by our experienced malpractice lawyer here at Steven J. Weinberg, Trial Lawyer.

Weight loss surgery is a rapidly developing area of medicine, and can be filled with controversy. The types of gastric Bypass weight loss surgery most commonly offered in America today include:

  • Open Roux-en-Y
  • Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y
  • Silastic Ring Vertical (Fobi Pouch)
  • Micro Pouch
  • Antecolic Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y
  • Lomb Limb
  • Biliopancreatic Diversion
  • Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch
  • Gastric Band
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Band
  • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band
  • Vertical Banded Gastroplasty
  • Laparoscopic Vertical Banded Gastroplasty

When does gastric bypass malpractice occur?

Need an attorney for a gastric bypass malpractice case in Los Angeles? With an increasing number of obese Americans opting to undergo this popular weight loss operation, a growing collection of research suggests that gastric bypass surgery has a hidden risk: inexperienced surgeons. Gastric bypass surgery is a complicated surgery, and patients of surgeons who have performed less than 70 to 100 operations experience more complications, including death, than those performed by an experienced surgeon. Contact Los Angeles medical malpractice attorney Steven J. Weinberg, if you or a loved one has been the victim of a failed gastric bypass surgery that resulted in complications such as prolonged injury, pain and suffering or death.

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