This is an established procedure that has been effective in delivering proven weight-loss benefits and health concerns. This is more relevant for people with significant chronic health concerns and generally the best suitable surgery.
Am I eligible?
A minimum Body Max Index of more than 35.
Will I lose weight?
With gastric bypass surgery you can expect to lose 60-70% of their excess weight over a 2-year period and most of the surgery is lost within the first year of surgery.
What does the surgery involve?
The surgery just takes just over an hour and is carried out via laparoscopy. The recovery period is only 2 nights of hospital stay or longer is there should be any minor complications. The procedure works by minimising the stomach pouch and thus reducing the consumption of food by bypassing a part of the intestine to reduce the absorption of calories.