Gastric bypass surgery is a great option when weight loss hasn’t occurred through traditional means, such as diet and exercise. But sometimes, even after following all your doctor’s recommendations, significant complications still arise after your gastric bypass surgery, leading to the consideration of alternative options.
In some cases, gastric bypass reversal is considered. To fully understand if gastric bypass reversal is right for you and to make an educated decision, you need to understand gastric bypass surgery, potential complications that may lead to gastric bypass reversal and the nature of the reversal surgery.
What to expect with gastric bypass surgery
Gastric bypass is the most common type of bariatric surgery to combat obesity. The surgery produces long-term weight loss and can lead to an improvement in chronic obesity-related illnesses such as heart disease and diabetes.
During gastric bypass surgery, a small pouch is created from the stomach and connected to the small intestine. Per its name, part of the stomach and small intestine is bypassed and less food can be processed.
This article is an inside look at the complications associated with the Duodenal Switch Procedure. The duodenal switch is known to be one of the most effective forms of bariatric surgery for long-term weight loss in morbidly obese people. Although that sounds very appealing and you may be ready to have the surgery after reading […]
How much does a gastric sleeve cost? As a weight loss surgery patient myself, I know this question is at the top of the list. But it isn’t a simple question to answer as there are different things that can affect that final fateful number. Not to worry! You’ve got options. Insurance If you’ve got […]
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