Gastric bypass surgery (RNYGB) is gold standard procedure among all the bariatric surgery. Gastric bypass surgery does not only offers substantial and sustained weight loss but t also controls diabetes (type2) effectively.
Gastric Bypass Surgery Procedure:
In Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery small stomach (pouch) is to be created to restrict the food intake. A portion of small intestine is to be connected with small stomach to delay the mixing of food with digestive juices and hence avoid complete calories absorption.
Advantages of Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
4-5 days of hospital stay.
Down time is less than 1 week.
70%-80% of excess weight loss.
Changes of weight regain is less.
Control of comorbidities (diabetes, Dyslipidemia) is very good.
Disadvantages of Gastric Bypass Surgery
Chances of nutritional deficiency in-case of inadequate understanding of surgery after surgery.
It requires lifetime supplements of calcium, iron & protein.