The essential blood tests needed after surgery
Posted 02 February 2009 - 08:21 PM
There are also some very knowledgeable members who do bloodwork more often than our doctors recommend. That time frame would also be useful so we can be proactive postop.
Thank you in advance.
Open Roux-en-Y on October, 2002 - 7 year anniversary is right around the corner
Highest weight: 300 lbs. with a BMI of 45.6
Current weight: 140-145 lbs. and a size 6/8 with a BMI of 21.7
Total weight lost after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: 160 lbs. POUNDS!
Posted 02 February 2009 - 08:38 PM
What did you eat yesterday (or today)?
Lap RNY -05/29/08
274 orientation/253 day of surgery/151 current/149 goal
Total pounds gone - 122
Posted 03 February 2009 - 04:00 PM
Comprehensive Metabolic Panel
CBC with Diff
Vitamin D, 25-OH
Bone Density test (one year post-op then every other year if normal. Every year if shows bone loss. This is for men AND women; all ages.)
Other possible labs:
Lap RNY: 1/30/06-Dr Randal Baker
TT/BL: 09/21/07-Dr Ronald Ford
PS Revisions: 04/29/08-Dr Ronald Ford
Gallbladder: 05/14/08-Dr Randal Baker
Emergency surgery (Intussusception): 02/29/09-Dr James Foote
Exploratory Lap: 03/16/2011-Dr Randal Baker
Sclerotherapy: 06/09/2011-Dr Randal Baker