Surgeries


When it comes to losing a lot of weight it can be hard — let’s be honest nearly impossible.  This site contains information about the best weight loss surgeries available and life after gastric bypass surgery.  These surgical procedures are not available to everyone, please consult with your doctor on the best procedure for you.  These procedures are for people suffering from obesity and want to enjoy a healthier life.

Weight Loss Surgery Options

Weight Loss Surgery Options

Best Weight Loss Surgeries

best weight loss surgeriesRoux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

Small pouch (about 1 ounce/20-30cc). Pouch is connected to the small intestine where food and digestive juices are separated for the first 3 to 5 feet.  The RnY significantly restricts the volume of food that can be eaten… [read more]

 

 

 

 

 

best weight loss surgeriesVertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

Long, narrow, vertical pouch (about 2-3 oz or 60-100cc). The pouch is the same shape as the duodenal switch pouch but is generally smaller. There is no intestinal bypass. The VG significantly restricts the volume of food that can be eaten but at the same time allows a normal diet… [read more]

 

 

 

 

 

best weight loss surgeriesAdjustable Gastric Band

The Adjustable Gastric Band and is an adjustable silicone ring that is placed around the top part of the stomach creating a small (1-2 ounce or 15-30cc) pouch. The band moderately restricts the volume and type of foods the patient is able consume. The band delays emptying of the pouch and creates the sensation of satiety… [read more]

 

 

 

best weight loss surgeriesDuodenal Switch

Long vertical pouch (about 4-5 oz or 120-150cc.)  The duodenum (first potion of the same intestine) is attached to the last 6 feet of small intestine, where food and digestive juices are rejoined after 12 feet.  Moderate restriction of volume of food that can be eaten.  Provides moderate malabsorption of fat, which can cause diarrhea and bloating…  [read more]

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