Laproscopic Gastric Bypass-
In this surgery, a small stomach pouch (15-20 ml) is created & 100-150 cm of small intestine from the duodeno jejunal flexure is bypassed.
Small gastric pouch reduces food intake and attaching the small intestine to the pouch bypasses food from upper part of gastrointestinal tract . Hormonal changes in form of decreased ghrelin and increased PYY,GLP-1 help in controlling apatite and controlling the weight imbalance .Also it improves the pancreatic and liver function thereby improving many Obesity associated elements like Diabetes, Hypertension ,Joint pain ,Fatty Liver etc
80-90% of excess weight loss is expected in a duration of 1-1.5 years i.e ; if a 5 feet person is 100 kg which means his ideal weight is 50 kg and he is 50 kg excess ,80-90% of this excess weight –close to 35-40 kg would be reduced with Laparoscopic gastric bypass .
Weight-loss surgery is suitable for those people that are severely overweight and who haven’t been able to reduce with diet, exercise, or drugs.
Surgery is generally considered when your body mass index (BMI) is 30 or higher
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 i.e. Mini Gastric Bypass and Loop Duodeno Jejunal Bypass
Weight loss, in turn, produces better control of hypertension due to better functioning of the renin-angiotensin axis, reducing the stress hormones and reducing intra-abdominal pressure.
It also has a role in reducing obesity-related diseases mainly Hyperlipidemia, Obstructive sleep apnea, Polycystic Ovarian disease, Hyperuricemia and joint pains
Patients need to take iron, multivitamin & calcium supplements after this procedure.
Dr Kedar Patil one of the best Obesity doctors in Pune and his team at Presize weight loss clinic Pune can help patients shed their weight in a scientifically correct manner .Under one roof team of expert and well qualified dieticians, exercise specialist and lifestyle educators can help patients at all steps of pre and post surgery .Regular Support group meetings are conducted to boost the morale and confidence of patients.