Have you had the Duodenal Switch (D.S.) (Interactive illustration) procedure?
Are you considering having a DS, or a revision from a previous weight loss surgery to DS?
DS Facts will provide you with accurate and updated information, clinical data, statistics, and links to most recent peer reviewed journals.
The internet has a lot of inaccurate information about Duodenal Switch, as do many surgery practices which do not perform this procedure, but at DS-Facts the information issupported with clinical data from professional resources. We will point you to the most credible places to research this superior weight loss surgery and provide you with information on life after DS from people living it every day.
If you would like to learn why this weight loss surgery has been referred to as the "Platinum Standard" , we can guide you to the answers.
If you have decided that the duodenal switch bariatric surgery it the right procedure for you, before you sign the surgical consent form, be sure to confirm IN WRITING that the procedure you are consenting to is the duodenal switch with TWO anastomoses (CPT code 43845) and not the Investigational-Experimental procedure variously known as the SADI, SADI-S, SIPS, LoopDS or even as “improved” or “safer” duodenal switch.