Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery –
Gastric Bypass – in this surgery small pouch (15-20 ml) is created & 100-150 cm of small intestine from the duodenojejunal flexure is bypassed. So it has the restrictive & malabsorptive component which produces 80-9 of excess weight loss. Good for patients with severe comorbidities.
- There are a few variations to the traditional Gastric bypass in which few Surgeons put a small band ring around the stomach pouch also known as Banded gastric bypass
- There are a few variations to the Gastric bypass Mini Gastric Bypass and Loop Duodeno Jejunal Bypass
- This Surgery can also be done through a Single Incision
It also produces hormonal changes in the form of increased GLP-1 and PYY and reduced Ghrelin, insulin resistance thereby having a better blood sugar control in diabetics.
Weight loss, in turn, produces better control of hypertension due to better functioning of a renin-angiotensin axis, reducing the stress hormones and reducing intrabdominal pressure.
It also has a role in reducing obesity-related diseases manly Hyperlipidemia, Obstructive sleep apnea, Polycystic Ovarian disease, Hyperuricemia and joint pains
Patients need to take iron, multivitamin & calcium supplements life long after this procedure