Gastric Bypass

Gastric bypass is a surgical procedure that can help people with obesity to lose weight and improve their health. It decreases the size of the stomach and changes the way the stomach and small intestine absorb food, making it easier to lose weight. This procedure is also called a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

When should I consider gastric bypass surgery?

If you are very obese and have other health problems, and have tried hard to lose weight by dieting and doing more exercise, your doctor might suggest gastric bypass surgery to help with weight loss.

Gastric bypass surgery is a very effective type of surgery for weight loss, but it is not for everyone. Discuss with your doctor which approach is best for you, and talk about what to expect. You could ask:

  • What’s The Average Loss Of Weight After A Year?
  • What’s The Average Loss Of Weight After 5 Years?
  • What’s My Role After Surgery?

Losing weight after gastric bypass surgery can help reduce problems with type 2 diabetes, asthma episodes and blood pressure, and can help improve heart health.

Obesity is one of the social health problems in recent years. Human beings are getting fat day by day due to the stagnant systematic of city life, and as a result of this, it is possible for other serious health problems to arise.

Obesity; That is the main reason of many health problems, especially endocrine system diseases. Universal evaluations; Complications that can be caused by all applications for the treatment of obesity show that obesity is not more dangerous than itself.

Therefore; Overweight of people, that is, obesity, is a disease and its treatment is obligatory. As this problem, which continues to struggle as a health problem in all countries of the world, has become a serious problem.

What is Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB)?

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RY Gastric Bypass; It is defined as a type of surgical operation in the form of a new connection between the stomach and the small intestine, as well as the reduction of the stomach. These operations are generally bariatric surgery applications and are effective in the permanent treatment of obesity. These applications, which are mostly performed laparoscopically, are performed by field specialist surgeons in a fully equipped operating room environment.

It is divided into two main sections, one of which is quite small, using special surgical materials (Laparoscopic). The system is arranged by reuniting the small stomach section to be formed to an area approximately 50-70 cm long from the initial part of the small intestine, and reuniting the two intestines that will allow your bile and pancreatic secretions to reach the 100-150 cm area that continues after this level.

With this surgery, it is aimed to reduce the volume of food taken due to the small stomach pouch (30-50 cc) newly created by surgery. Consequently, the late encounter of the small amount of food eaten with pancreatic and bile fluids, it provides weight control by preventing the intake of all the calories it contains.

Unlike sleeve gastrectomy, RY Gastric Bypass both reduces food intake and prevents the intake of all calories in the food taken. Of course, which of these applications will be performed will not be decided according to possible common complications, but according to the analysis to be made by the physician.

With the post-operative diet program, physical activity regulation and sports, the person achieves their ideal weight and long-term weight control is ensured as long as they follow the rules.

What is Mini Gastric Bypass?

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Mini Gastric Bypass is a surgery is performed with a laparoscopic technique and this allows both the reduction of the stomach volume and the separation of a part of the small intestines from the absorption function. This shows that Mini Gastric Bypass surgery is a method that can be performed more easily. Mini Gastric Bypass is one of the most quick and easy method among the surgeries performed in bariatric surgery, and the post-operative recovery process is very comfortable and short.

With the laparoscopic method (closed), Mini Gastric Gastric Bypass surgery is performed through 4 holes of 0.5 cm and 1 cm opened on the abdominal wall. During this surgery, a small stomach pocket/pouch of 15 cm length and 2 cm width is created in the stomach with the help of staples, and this tiny stomach pouch is connected between 180-200 cm of the small intestine.

Thanks to this surgery, the stomach volume is reduced to 50 cc thanks to the mini pocket/pouch created from 1000cc. Thus, patients feel “early fullness” even with 50cc of food intake, and then food is prevented from entering the first 150-180 cm of the small intestines, where food absorption is highest, and the passage of food between 180-200 cm of the intestines is ensured. In other words, after the Mini Gastric Bypass surgery, the absorption of sugar and sugary foods taken orally from the intestine is prevented or by reducing the Diabetes can be eliminated.

Why Doctors Recommend Mini Gastric Bypass?

  • The Absorption Event In The Small Intestines Is Less In This Operation.
  • Since There Is No Harmful Intervention To The Stomach Of The Individual, It Is Possible To Return To The Original Stomach.
  • It Is A More Permanent Solution For Individuals With Type 2 Diabetes And Similar Health Problems.
  • It Is Easier To Implement Than The RYGB Operation.
  • After The Weight Loss Process Is Completed, The Probability Of Regaining Weight Is Less.
  • There Is No Requirement For Liquid Nutrition After The Operation.

Gastric Bypass Surgery in Turkey

You can have gastric bypass operation in our clinic in Turkey. You just need to make an appointment. Accommodation, transportation, eating and drinking and the entire treatment process are arranged for you from the best locations in the country. You can call our office immediately to discuss the details and make an appointment. Our contact information is available on our website.

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