Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery –
Gastric Bypass – in this surgery small pouch (15-20 ml) is created & 100-150 cm of small intestine from the duodeno jejunal flexure is bypassed. So it has 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 renin –angiotensin axis, reducing the stress hormones and reducing intrabdominal pressure.
It also has a role in reducing obesity related diseases manly Hyperlipedemia, Obstructive sleep apnea, Polycystic Ovarian disease, Hyperuricemia and joint pains
Patients need to take iron, multivitamin & calcium supplements life long after this procedure