How is Gastric Bypass Surgery Performed?
Gastric Bypass Surgery’s perform target is to eliminate the patient’s eating and drinking problems. People and doctors prefer it to stop an excessive amount of obesity. In gastric bypass surgeries, doctors will bypass a large part of the stomach, and a small volume stomach section is prepared and sutured to the small intestines. The surgery aims to shorten the path from your esophagus, stomach to your intestines.
This surgery aims to reduce the stomach volume as in other obesity surgery operations and exclude some of the consumed food without being absorbed by deactivating a part of the intestines. Thus, patients will saturate themselves with less food, and some of the food they take is absorbed.
What is going to happen after surgery?
After surgery, patients can quickly feel satiated by eating small amounts of food, and after a while, this satiety turns into a loss of appetite. Total food intake decreases significantly. Due to the reduced size of the newly formed stomach and reduced food absorption, patients should follow the surgeon and dietician’s instructions to use necessary vitamin and mineral supplements. Thus, the patient can lose weight without loss of vitamins and minerals.
What gastric surgery is the best?
This surgery may be daunting or dangerous to you, but the patient’s recovery time is between 4 and 6 days. You can go back to your normal work in 2-4 weeks. Therefore, there is no need to be afraid. The best clinic you can choose is our clinic.
There are two different types of gastric bypass. First is the Roux en Y Gastric Bypass. In this surgery, the stomach is divided into two with a special stapler device, leaving a stomach volume of approximately 25-30 cc from where the stomach joins the esophagus. The second one is the Mini-Gastric Bypass. In this procedure, doctors will form the stomach as a tube using special stapler tools.