Category Archives: Gastric Sleeve

Healthy Eating After Weight Loss Surgery

September 18, 2019

When we think of eating healthily, one of the first food items that we consider are soups and salads. There are countless diets that lead us in this direction for weight loss. It is almost second nature to believe that … Continue reading

What is the Best Bariatric Surgery Procedure?

April 24, 2018

Advancements in bariatric surgery have yielded an unprecedented number of options for patients looking to improve or eliminate the diseases associated with morbid obesity and lose weight along the way. Each of the many weight loss surgery options present strong … Continue reading

Gastric Bypass vs. Gastric Sleeve

January 11, 2014

Many of our patients ask us about the difference between the gastric bypass and the gastric sleeve. They wonder which procedure is better. As is the case with most decisions in bariatric surgery, it is not necessarily which procedure is … Continue reading

Ghrelin, The Hunger Hormone

March 17, 2011

There is one often overlooked benefit of gastric sleeve surgery – the reduction of a hunger producing hormone called ghrelin. When the lower portion of the stomach is separated from the rest during the procedure, production of a hormone called ghrelin … Continue reading

Advanced Surgical Associates is one of the first exclusively surgical groups practicing in Union County New Jersey. And that is just the first of many firsts for ASA. For over 40 years, we have pioneered breakthrough surgical patient care in North Jersey in both general and weight loss surgery. ASA also offers gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and gastric banding to those suffering from obesity in New Jersey.
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