Bariatric Surgery Procedures

Types of Bariatric Surgery Procedures

Three major types of bariatric surgery procedures are there. But the major divisions are:

Sleeve gastrectomy

This bariatric surgery procedure is performed laparoscopically. That means it doesn’t involve any incisions. Just a simple cut, and then a camera is put in the abdomen. It limits the size of your stomach and restricts the amount of food you consume. This bariatric procedure also involves certain hormonal changes. And those hormonal changes also assist in weight loss. And those same hormonal changes in the body will further help to treat conditions like high blood pressure or heart issues.

How will you feel after the surgery?

Bariatric surgery changes the hormone balance inside the body, which promotes fat breakdown and early satisfaction after eating food. So a person will feel less hungry, feel satisfied for a longer period of time, and will stay satiated for longer periods of time. Hence, people can lose excess weight like that, and over the course of years, a person will be able to maintain weight. Bariatric surgery also helps to cure high cholesterol issues, hypertension, joint pains, diabetes, sleep apnea, and infertility problems.

Gastric bypass surgery

During gastric bypass surgery one of the type of bariatric surgery procedures, the surgeon makes changes to your stomach and small intestine, and that will change the way how a person absorbs and digests food.
Gastric bypass is among one of those bariatric surgery procedures that can help you in many ways for losing weight. In a gastric bypass, the surgeon makes a small pouch, which is almost the size of an egg, and this will divide the top of the stomach from the rest of the stomach.
Then the small intestine is divided and connected with the newly made stomach pouch. And in the last step, the cut portion from the small intestine is joined further down so that the acids and digestive juices from the bypassed stomach and that cut portion of the small intestine can look at last mix there with food. Hence, this bariatric procedure will let the patient lose weight fast and without any major side effects.

Benefits of Bariatric Surgery Procedures

Benefits of bariatric surgery procedures are numerous:

  • It’s not a short term weight loss surgery; it will help you in losing weight over a long term basis too.
  • Bariatric surgery not only helps you in losing weight, but it will also help you in curing many problems related to obesity.

Bariatric surgery procedures will help you in treating diabetes, hypertension, infertility issues, heart issues, depression, anxiety, sleep apnea, and gallbladder complications.