Gastric Bypass (RNY)

Bilio pancreatic diversionStapling is used to create a small, upper stomach pouch which restricts the amount of food to be consumed. A portion of small bowel is bypassed thus delaying food from mixing with digestive juices to avoid complete calorie absorption.

  • Average of 77% of excess body weight loss one year after surgery.
  • Studies show that after 10 to 14 years, patients have maintained 60% of excess body weight loss. Study of 500 patients showed that 96% of certain associated health conditions were improved or resolved, including back pain, sleep apnea, high blood pressure, Type II diabetes and depression.
  • In most cases patients report an early sense of fullness, combined with a sense of satisfaction, that reduces the desire to eat.
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