62 yo 4’10” 244lbs (224 lbs after surgery) Max weight 475 lbs. Lost 230 lbs with diet and exercise.
Multiple medical problems including diabetes/hypothyroidism/rheumatoid arthritis/back problems/severe knee problems.
Pannus weighed 17 lbs after blood and fluids drained out. Hernias left unrepaired as patient high risk.
Photos are preop, 3 months (don’t have to use) and 3 years postop.