After the procedure hospital stay will be 24 hrs, even though it is better to count on staying in between 3 - 5 days.
In order to prevent the blood clots & blood clot symptoms & to promote healing, doctor will have you up and moving as soon as possible following surgery. Special stockings or machines will be used on your legs to further help with the blood clot prevention.
Doctors will start you liquid diet & will have slowly transition you back to the solid foods. Our Bariatric Diet section will review all the details at the time of discharge.
You can return to the work within a week, but stay restful, safe & take at least 2 weeks off for the rest & recuperation.