Every bariatric surgery comes with its pros and cons. In this article we discuss the pros and cons of gastric bypass surgery.
If you are frustrated from trying conventional methods of weight loss and not having success or you are looking to explore other options for weight loss, but you do not know if Gastric Bypass is right for you.
Then you are in the right place. This article will explain what Gastric Bypass surgery is, how it leads to weight loss, and the advantages and disadvantages associated with the procedure.
This article will help you to understand Gastric Bypass surgery and get you started on the right path for a successful weight loss journey.
What is Gastric Bypass Surgery and How does it work?
Gastric bypass surgery is a form of bariatric surgery that involves making changes to both the stomach and small intestines.
These changes alter the way you digest food and lead to weight loss. The Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass is considered the “Gold Standard” of bariatric surgery. It is one of most effective forms of bariatric surgery and is commonly performed worldwide.
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass involves creating a small gastric pouch, about the size of an egg, by stapling off the upper section of the stomach and then attaching it to a section of the intestines called the Roux limb.
Simply put, this procedure both reshapes the stomach and reroutes the intestines by bypassing a large portion of the small intestine.
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