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Gastric Bypass Surgery is a surgery that helps lose weight by altering the digestive system – limiting the amount of food intake or absorbption of nutrients or both.
Gastric Bypass Surgery is a surgery that helps lose weight by altering the digestive system - limiting the amount of food intake or absorbption of nutrients or both.
This surgery is used as last resort when diet plan, exercising and medication does not help in losing weight.
You will be recommended gastric bypass surgery when:
Extensive screening is required before the surgery. All obese persons do not qualify for a gastric bypass.
The surgery is performed under general anesthesia by an exeperience surgical gastroenterologist or bariatric surgeon. It may be done as an open surgery or a laparoscopic surgery.
Depending on the type of alternations made to the digestive system, gastric bypass surgeries can be performed in 2 ways:
Roux en Y Gastric Bypass
Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch
Generally, you will not be allowed to intake any food for 1 to 2 days. You will be asked to follow a strict diet plan for 10 to 12 weeks after the surgery.
Commonly, the patients experience the following:
You will have to visit your doctor regularly after the surgery.
Regular exercise and healthy diet must be maintained post surgery. Lifestyle modification is must after surgery.
Gastric Bypass is a major surgery and may pose severe risks and complications.
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