Gastric Baypass

What is gastric bypass operation?
Gastric bypass operation is a kind of weight loss operation. Throughout gastric bypass operation, the doctor alters the way the stomach and small intestine absorb and breakdown food.

Who is eligible for gastric bypass operation?
Individuals among 18 and 65 with a body mass index (BMI) of 35 or above with at least one health problem linked to obesity such as Diabetes, sleep apnea, hypertension, asthma, and joint discomfort are all frequent weight-related health issues.

How does the surgeon perform the gastric bypass operation?
The surgeon usually performs these operations as a laparoscopic technique. This includes creating five or six small cuts in the belly and completing the operation with a video camera (laparoscope) and long equipment inserted through these cuts.

What are the benefits of gastric bypass operation?
You can drop approximately 80% of the extra body weight. Fewer calories are absorbed as an outcome of intestinal bypass. You lose weight more quickly than with any other weight loss operation.

What is the duration of gastric bypass operation?
Gastric bypass surgery usually requires 2 to 3 hours duration under general anesthesia.

How long will you be in the hospital post the gastric bypass operation?
After the operation, you may be required to stay in the hospital for 2 or 3 days.

Is it possible to gain back weight post gastric bypass operation?
Most patients achieve their maximal weight loss one to three years post operation, and data demonstrates that patients gain back approximately 30% of their weight loss ten years post the operation.

What vitamins should I take after having a gastric bypass operation?
– multivitamins and multiminerals
-Vitamin B12
-Vitamin C
-Vitamin D
These vitamins assist you to fulfill your nutritional necessities when you are eating less meals.

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