Duration of TreatmentGastric Bypass surgery takes 1 to 3 hours.

Days of StayUsually 2-3 days at the hospital and 15 days outside the hospital.

AnesthesiaGeneral anaesthesia.

CostOn Request

What is a Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Gastric bypass and other weight-loss surgery can make changes to your digestive system to help you lose weight by reducing your intake of food or reducing nutrient uptake or both.  There are many types of weight loss surgery, collectively known as surgery to treat obesity. Gastric Bypass is one of the most common types of surgery to treat obesity.  Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is a type of gastric bypass surgery for weight loss. 

The most common Gastric Bypass procedures are:

  1. Open procedure
  2. Laparoscopic bypass surgery

The weight loss process can be taken into consideration if you:

  1.  Have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or more
  2. Have a BMI of 35 to 40 and a condition, such as a type 2 diabetes or hypertension, which can be improved by weight loss
  3. Usually, surgery will only be considered if you have tried to lose weight in other ways for at least six months and this has not worked. The gastric bypass may be exposed immediately if you have more than 50 body mass indexes.

Risks factor in gastric bypass surgical procedure can include:

  • Excessive bleeding
  • Infection
  • Reactions to anaesthesia
  • Blood clots
  • Breathing problems
  • Leaking in the gastrointestinal system

 

  • Gastric bypass Patient is required to go for PSC ( Pre-surgery check-up )  to do some blood test, ECG and ECH for Cardiac check-up and urine tests to know he /she is fit for surgery or not.
  • Before the operation, you’ll be asked to sign a consent form, which gives the surgeon permission to carry out the treatment.
  • The doctor should be informed about any medication that the patient may be taking.
  • The patient is admitted to the hospital on same days before the procedures and advised to remain empty stomach/Fasting.
  • Thinners medicines have to stop before ten days of surgery.
  • Most of the patients are operated under epidural or spinal anaesthesia where their legs are numbed and a fine tube is put in the back through which anaesthetic agents keeps dripping in. This also controls pain in the post-operative period

 

Before surgery, the surgeon and anaesthesia doctors will guide you about the benefits and risk factor of gastric bypass surgery

Step 1 – Anesthesia: Gastric bypass surgery usually takes several hours by giving general anaesthesia.

Step 2 – The incision: Gastric bypass is the keyhole surgery is performed with small cuts on abdominal instead of a large one. During the operation surgeon uses small tools, guided by a special telescope with the camera, to perform this procedure. The length of the intestinal bypass process is set so that when a patient reaches the right weight, a patient will be able to absorb enough nutrients from food to maintain that weight.

Step 3 – Closing the incision: Bariatric surgeon will flap the skin with the help of Sutures, skin adhesives, tapes or clips close the skin incisions and put the dressing on your wounds.

 

 

 

Gastric bypass Patient should take liquids diet for first 1-3 days following gastric bypass surgery. Gastric bypass Patient should advise wearing compression stockings to prevent deep vein thrombosis. Take painkillers to relieve pain. Gastric bypass Patient advice to eat very small amounts of food gastric bypass Patient should chew food well when eating. Recovery from gastric bypass surgery usually takes between 4 and 6 weeks.

Gastric Bypass patients usually loose about 60% of excess weight is lost and the loss sustained up to five years.

  • Are you board-certified Bariatric surgeon?
  • Does your hospital certify to perform this Gastric Bypass surgery?
  • Am I a good patient for you to this Gastric Bypass procedure?
  • Let me know success rates and how long time will take for recovery?
  • What are the risk factors for my Gastric Bypass?
  • What treatment plan do you recommend and Why?
  • What are my options if I am not satisfied with the outcome of my Gastric Bypass surgery?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of Gastric Bypass surgery?
  • What are the costs involved with this type of Gastric Bypass surgery?
  • How will long time take this surgery?
  • How long I have to say in the hospital and outside the hospital?
  • How long will it take to recover?
  • When can I go for normal activities, including exercise?
  • Do I have stitches, staples, and/or bandages?
  • Do I have a scar or other permanent effects from the Gastric Bypass surgery?
  • Do I need to go another surgery in the future?
  • Do I need any follow-up appointments or tests after my surgery?

 

 

 

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GASTRIC BYPASS SURGERY

Duration of TreatmentGastric Bypass surgery takes 1 to 3 hours.

Days of StayUsually 2-3 days at the hospital and 15 days outside the hospital.

AnesthesiaGeneral anaesthesia.

CostOn Request

What is a Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Gastric bypass and other weight-loss surgery can make changes to your digestive system to help you lose weight by reducing your intake of food or reducing nutrient uptake or both.  There are many types of weight loss surgery, collectively known as surgery to treat obesity. Gastric Bypass is one of the most common types of surgery to treat obesity.  Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is a type of gastric bypass surgery for weight loss. 

The most common Gastric Bypass procedures are:

  1. Open procedure
  2. Laparoscopic bypass surgery

symptoms

The weight loss process can be taken into consideration if you:

  1.  Have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or more
  2. Have a BMI of 35 to 40 and a condition, such as a type 2 diabetes or hypertension, which can be improved by weight loss
  3. Usually, surgery will only be considered if you have tried to lose weight in other ways for at least six months and this has not worked. The gastric bypass may be exposed immediately if you have more than 50 body mass indexes.

risk factors

Risks factor in gastric bypass surgical procedure can include:

  • Excessive bleeding
  • Infection
  • Reactions to anaesthesia
  • Blood clots
  • Breathing problems
  • Leaking in the gastrointestinal system

 

preparation

  • Gastric bypass Patient is required to go for PSC ( Pre-surgery check-up )  to do some blood test, ECG and ECH for Cardiac check-up and urine tests to know he /she is fit for surgery or not.
  • Before the operation, you’ll be asked to sign a consent form, which gives the surgeon permission to carry out the treatment.
  • The doctor should be informed about any medication that the patient may be taking.
  • The patient is admitted to the hospital on same days before the procedures and advised to remain empty stomach/Fasting.
  • Thinners medicines have to stop before ten days of surgery.
  • Most of the patients are operated under epidural or spinal anaesthesia where their legs are numbed and a fine tube is put in the back through which anaesthetic agents keeps dripping in. This also controls pain in the post-operative period

 

procedure

Before surgery, the surgeon and anaesthesia doctors will guide you about the benefits and risk factor of gastric bypass surgery

Step 1 – Anesthesia: Gastric bypass surgery usually takes several hours by giving general anaesthesia.

Step 2 – The incision: Gastric bypass is the keyhole surgery is performed with small cuts on abdominal instead of a large one. During the operation surgeon uses small tools, guided by a special telescope with the camera, to perform this procedure. The length of the intestinal bypass process is set so that when a patient reaches the right weight, a patient will be able to absorb enough nutrients from food to maintain that weight.

Step 3 – Closing the incision: Bariatric surgeon will flap the skin with the help of Sutures, skin adhesives, tapes or clips close the skin incisions and put the dressing on your wounds.

 

 

 

post procedure

Gastric bypass Patient should take liquids diet for first 1-3 days following gastric bypass surgery. Gastric bypass Patient should advise wearing compression stockings to prevent deep vein thrombosis. Take painkillers to relieve pain. Gastric bypass Patient advice to eat very small amounts of food gastric bypass Patient should chew food well when eating. Recovery from gastric bypass surgery usually takes between 4 and 6 weeks.

success rate

Gastric Bypass patients usually loose about 60% of excess weight is lost and the loss sustained up to five years.

faqs from doctor

  • Are you board-certified Bariatric surgeon?
  • Does your hospital certify to perform this Gastric Bypass surgery?
  • Am I a good patient for you to this Gastric Bypass procedure?
  • Let me know success rates and how long time will take for recovery?
  • What are the risk factors for my Gastric Bypass?
  • What treatment plan do you recommend and Why?
  • What are my options if I am not satisfied with the outcome of my Gastric Bypass surgery?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of Gastric Bypass surgery?
  • What are the costs involved with this type of Gastric Bypass surgery?
  • How will long time take this surgery?
  • How long I have to say in the hospital and outside the hospital?
  • How long will it take to recover?
  • When can I go for normal activities, including exercise?
  • Do I have stitches, staples, and/or bandages?
  • Do I have a scar or other permanent effects from the Gastric Bypass surgery?
  • Do I need to go another surgery in the future?
  • Do I need any follow-up appointments or tests after my surgery?

 

 

 

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