This surgery consists of two surgical techniques. In the first stage, the stomach volume is brought to a smaller size from the midline of the tube and the most restrictive effect is seen.
All about Gastric Bypass
This surgery consists of two surgical techniques. In the first stage, the stomach volume is brought to a smaller size from the midline of the tube and the most restrictive effect is seen. In the second stage, the small intestine is counted 150-200 cm from the beginning of the small intestine and the small intestine is combined with the newly formed small stomach so that we have seen in this surgical technique the absorption-limiting effect. It is an effective technique that is preferred also for metabolic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol and blood pressure which are caused by excessive weight gain while the patient has regular and adequate weight loss after surgery.
Who it’s for
In general, gastric bypass and other weight-loss surgeries could be an option for you if:
- Your body mass index (BMI) is 40 or higher (extreme obesity).
- Your BMI is 35 to 39.9 (obesity), and you have a serious weight-related health problem, such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure or severe sleep apnea. In some cases, you may qualify for certain types of weight-loss surgery if your BMI is 30 to 34 and you have serious weight-related health problems.
But gastric bypass isn’t for everyone who is severely overweight. You may need to meet certain medical guidelines to qualify for weight-loss surgery. You likely will have an extensive screening process to see if you qualify.
You must also be willing to make permanent changes to lead a healthier lifestyle. You may be required to participate in long-term follow-up plans that include monitoring your nutrition, your lifestyle and behavior, and your medical conditions.