Gastric Bypass

Gastric bypass can set someone on a path way that diets and exercise cannot do, obese people

have issues losing weight without the proper tool. With the tool they are given by having the

Gastric bypass done they are able to lose weight to improve their overall health and wellness.

Helping obese people lose weight with a strict diet for a total of 2 weeks before surgery they are

on a clear liquid diet, to help reduce the amount of fat that is around the liver. So it is easier for

the doctor to do the surgery plus while on the 2 week fasting diet the patient is losing some

weight. When an obese person is unable to get around exercising they are taught how to do every

day exercises sitting or lying down. Compared to someone who is able to get up and move

around, someone who is morbid obese has more issues and there are times were the Gastric

Bypass is required to help save the life of someone that is morbid obese.

    The types of surgery‚Äôs that can be done are the laparoscopic and the incision style. When

having the laparoscopic done there are 7 small incisions done on the stomach for the tools to be

placed, as well as a camera for the doctor to see what he is doing which leads to a faster healing

time. If having an incision style surgery done the patient is opened from breast bone on down to

their belly button. When having that style done there is more of a risk of infection and longer

healing time as well. Once the doctor and patient have talked over which style the doctor is going

to do then they talk about the type of gastric bypass that will work better for them. The doctor

and patient will talk about the Laparoscopic gastric plication, Roux-en-Y, Sleeve Gastrectomy,

lap band.

      The Laparoscopic Gastric Plication is a restrictive procedure that reduces the size of the

stomach and limits food intake. This procedure is also referred to as Laparoscopic Greater

Curvature Plication (LGCP).Gastric...