For weight loss surgery, you have to have BMI greater than twenty-nine. But also, you should not have major coagulation problems, blood problems, or terminal illnesses, because if you do, then your surgery might be too risky to perform and your doctor will probably suggest alternative ways of weight loss.
Not a Candidate for Weight Loss Surgery
So, there are some questions about who is a candidate and who isn’t a candidate for weight loss surgery. Obviously, if you have some severe anticoagulation problems or blood problems, or terminal cancer and terminal illnesses, obviously you are not a great candidate for the surgery. However, if we can, we will get specific consultations with the specific doctors to make sure you are a candidate for the surgery.