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Gastric bypass i

shamrock5200sshamrock5200 Posts: 1
edited 02/16/2015 - 7:22 AM in Back Surgery and Neck Surgery
Yes I have had gastric bypass in the pass and with that surgery I have a long scar from my chest to my naval. Just found out that I am getting an ALIF procedure coming up soon I just wanted to know if me having that scar, will they have to recut me through same scar or not?


  • LizLiz Posts: 9,709
    this is something you will need to discuss with your surgeon..

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