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Gastric Bypass Surgery With Hiv

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HIV+ and gastric bypass surgery

I have a patient that is HIV+ and wants gastric bypass surgery. He has been turned down by three surgeons simply d/t his HIV status. Do you know of any surgeons who are doing gastric bypass on HIV+....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There is no reason to not perform surgery on someone who is HIV+ if they are in reasonable medical condition. I cannot recommend a specific surgeon to you since that depends on location, insurance, etc but most large cities and university hospitals... Read more »

Gastric Bypass Surgery

Hello--I am desperate to find a surgeon with the compassion to do the surgery--I have already been... Read more »

Gastric bypass patient now requires HIV therapy

A friend has has Gastric bypass surgery prior to HIV diagnosis. Now having to go on therapy but... Read more »

My Life With HIV "Isn't a Happy Story"

Shannon C. I had been sick a lot. I was going to have gastric bypass surgery because of health problems. The doctor kept calling. I had shingles at the time. When I got better, I went in on May 11, 2012. They had called the health department;... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

D.C.: HIV Funds Bypassing Areas in Need

Four years ago, D.C. officials launched the $3.5 million East of the River Initiative (ERI) to address HIV's disparate impact in Wards 7 and 8, where 25 percent of District residents with HIV/AIDS reside. A Post investigation found more than $1... Read more »

CROI 2014: HIV Prevention and the PARTNERS Study (Video)

Gus Cairns of NAM/ sat down with Beryl Koblin, Susan Buchbinder and Matt Golden to talk about the factors influencing the success of HIV prevention and, in particular, about the PARTNERS study, which was presented at CROI 2014. That study... Read more »
Project Inform

HIV Affects Blood Circulation Similar to Smoking

In an oral presentation at CROI 2009 in Montreal, Canada, information from three studies (FRAM, CARDIA and MESA) show that HIV infection increases the risk that someone will develop hardening of the arteries, or a progressive thickening and... Read more »
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would early ars symptoms be more present in a gastric by pass patient

Posted by azzuri81, 1 Reply
just wondering if anyone can anser would early synptoms appear more seriously in a gastric bypass patient? Read more »

question about HIV disclosure

Posted by notinterested, 3 Replies
Thought I would throw this out there to see if anyone has had a similar or close to similar situation. I am thinking about having gastric bypass and the bariatric center wants all my medical records. I know some may disagree with this but I don't... Read more »

Gastric ulcer

Posted by Malk, 1 Reply
Hello, I had a HIV combi test at 14 weeks after risk that was negative. Now my doctor thinks I might have a infection in my stomach (ulcus ventriculi). This problem would be about 4-5 months old and in the time line of those weeks. Is the test... Read more »