Gastric bypass surgery is a weight loss procedure. For people who have an abnormal weight and have not achieved the desired result with diet, exercise, etc., in these cases, gastric bypass surgery is a suitable solution.
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass slimming operation
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is considered the “gold standard” of weight loss surgery. This is the most common method of bariatric surgery worldwide.
This method is a type of gastric bypass operation and is the most common type.
In general, the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedure involves creating a gastric sac from a small part of the stomach and connecting it directly to the small intestine, bypassing a large part of the stomach.
This type of surgery is usually non-reversible, in which the upper part of the stomach is cut and the rest of the stomach is closed, which means that you do not eat much in one meal and even the amount of food absorption is reduced. The rest is the size of a walnut and holds only 28 grams of the food. Normally the stomach can hold much more. The surgeon then removes the small intestine and attaches it directly to the same small sac (stomach). The food then goes to this small sac and then to the small intestine to which it is attached. Food bypasses most of the stomach and the first part of the small intestine and instead enters directly into the middle part of the small intestine.
Finally, the upper part of the small intestine divides and connects to the lower small intestine to bypass stomach acids and digestive enzymes, and the first part of the small intestine is eventually mixed with food.
. Food poverty or malnutrition
. Lack of absorption of vitamins leads to abnormal deficiencies of vitamins B12 and D.
. Possibility of developing dumping syndrome, which may require reoperation
. Incidence of hernia and gallstones