Is Gastric bypass surgery effective for weight loss?
In this article, we will discuss the Options available for Gastric bypass surgery
There are two components to the procedure. First, a small stomach pouch, approximately one ounce or 30 millilitres in volume, is created by dividing the top of the stomach from the rest of the stomach. Next, the first portion of the small intestine is divided, and the bottom end of the divided small intestine is brought up and connected to the newly created small stomach pouch.
The procedure is completed by connecting the top portion of the divided small intestine to the small intestine further down so that the stomach acids and digestive enzymes from the bypassed stomach and first portion of small intestine will eventually mix with the food.
The Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass – often called gastric bypass – is considered the ‘gold standard’ of weight loss surgery
.Gastric bypass surgery is extremely effective but requires the patient to commit to some drastic lifestyle changes. It is only recommended for patients who are suffering from serious side effects of obesity.
If you’d like an in-depth comparison of gastric bypass and gastric sleeve surgery, this article is for you. To find out why some patients regain weight and why others are able to maintain their weight loss check out our Complete Guide To Bariatric Surgery.
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