Laparoscopic Mini Gastric Bypass
Laparoscopic gastric bypass is a very reliable surgery for weight loss recommended by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the also by National Institutes of Health.
Laparoscopic gastric bypass actually decreases the absorption of food in the stomach. Absorption of food in the stomach is decreased by removing most of the part of the stomach that includes the stomach, duodenum, and upper intestine from contacting with food.
This surgical procedure is performed laparoscopically by Dr. Tahir Yunus and in this five to six incisions are made in the abdomen. And through those incisions then a small tube attached with a camera is inserted along with the surgical tools required. The surgeon will staple up the topmost portion of the stomach, so it is divided from the lower portion to create a pouch. Now, this pouch-like structure will help in restricting food. After that a portion from small intestine known as jejunum will be attached to the stomach, and this will help the body in reducing the number of calories and nutrients that a body will have to absorb. This procedure is safely performed by ALSA.
Gastric Bypass Procedures
In this gastric bypass procedure, we cut a smaller than expected huge piece of the stomach and postpones food from entering. Gastric bypass procedures can restrict the volume of food that the stomach can hold and decline food consumption hence named weight loss surgery. Thus, a more drawn out sentiment of totality can be felt by the smaller than expected gastric bypass tolerant.
It additionally sidesteps a more extended length of little entrail contrasted with the Roux en Y gastric bypass, consequently the shallow malabsorption.
The smaller than normal gastric bypass makes a long stomach pocket (15cm around), which is isolated from the remaining of the stomach. No food would then be able to enter the remaining of the stomach, which is underneath the staple line. The stomach continues to create the proteins and gastric juices, which are significant for assimilation, just as the retention of supplements. Dr. Tahir Yunus is absolute.
The pocket in the small scale gastric bypass is longer than in the Roux en Y gastric bypass to maintain a strategic distance from the reflux of bile in the throat. The scaled-down gastric bypass is performed with key gaps in the surgical procedure by ALSA, typically four little cuts, and takes around an hour to be finished for weight loss surgery.
The drawback of the small scale gastric bypass is the reflux of bile. Patients with bile reflux indications may require the mini gastric bypass changed over to a Roux en Y gastric bypass, best as a weight loss surgery. But Dr. Tahir Yunus is a very specialized surgeon, and he will make you aware of that.
Like all weight-loss surgical methods, the Gastric Bypass is a weight loss surgery utilized accurately, and following the guidance, this weight loss surgery can help you lose almost 70-75% of body weight in 2 years.
It would help if you made essential life changes to work with the methodology. The more you are eager to change, the better the outcomes you can anticipate in laparoscopic surgery.
Laparoscopic Mini Gastric Bypass Benefits
- It is simpler to perform than the Roux en Y gastric bypass.
- Better weight loss contrasted with the Roux en Y gastric bypass (75% Excess Body Weight Loss versus 70%.
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease ( GERD)
- Heart diseases and Coronary artery diseases
- In lowering high blood pressure
- In lowering high cholesterol levels
- Treating Obstructive sleep apnea
- Treating Type 2 diabetes
- Treating Infertility issues
Frequently Asked Questions
Laparoscopic mini gastric bypass is absolutely safe and it is minimally invasive procedure which involves less scarring than the open surgical procedure.
It takes 90 to 120 mins to perform that surgery.
It actually depends upon the person who has undergone the procedure but usually people lose 5 to 15 pounds per week in first month after surgery and men tend to lose weight faster.