Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass (RYGB)

  • This surgery works with a restrictive component and a gut-hormone component. 
  • Similar to the sleeve, hunger hormones are dampened and satiety hormones enhanced. 
  • Patients are less hungry and sated (full) with small amounts of food.
  • Weight loss is significant and rapid occurring over 12 months. 
  • The average weight loss is 75% of excess weight.


Advantages

  1. Long-track record
  2. Reversible
  3. Good weight loss
  4. Good quality of eating


Disadvantages

 

  1. Risk of small bowel obstruction
  2. Risk of stomal ulcer
  3. Dumping syndrome
  4. Risk of micronutrient deficiencies

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Suite 19, Level 5, 1 South Street, KOGARAH, NSW, 2217

P: 02 9553 7288
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info@drjohnjorgensen.com.au

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