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Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

2017-06-19T12:26:43+10:00Surgical Weight Loss Options, Videos|

The sleeve gastrectomy involves the permanent removal of 85-90% of the stomach, performed under a general anaesthetic using video assisted surgery (key hole surgery). Although the physical size of the stomach is reduced, the normal direction of the food stream through the stomach and the rest of the intestinal tract are not altered. This means that all nutrients including vitamins, minerals and protein will [...]

Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery

2017-04-26T11:02:54+10:00Surgical Weight Loss Options, Videos|

Laparoscopic "Mini-gastric bypass" (MGB) This is otherwise known as the “One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass”, “Single Anastomosis Gastric Bypass” or “Omega Loop Gastric Bypass” dependent on which continent it is performed. Dr Robert Rutledge from the USA first developed the mini gastric bypass procedure in 1997, as a modification of the standard Billroth II procedure. A mini gastric bypass creates a long narrow tube of [...]

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery

2017-04-26T11:02:55+10:00Videos|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P83Vs9GQ0WI Performed by Alta Bates Summit Medical Center's Bariatric Surgery Program. The Roux en Y gastric bypass surgery is performed either through an abdominal incision or through laparoscopy (6 small incisions). Your surgeon will decide which approach is appropriate for you. Gastric bypass is major surgery and involves stapling of the stomach, turning it into a small pouch. The food channel is then diverted [...]