Gastric sleeve surgery, also known as the sleeve gastrectomy, has become a popular choice for patients seeking excellent weight loss in a straightforward procedure that doesn’t require the maintenance and long-term complication rates of a Lap Band.
The duodenal switch (DS) procedure, also known as biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD-DS) or gastric reduction duodenal switch (GRDS), is a weight loss surgery procedure that is composed of a restrictive and a malabsorptive aspect
Gastric bypass is surgery that helps you lose weight by changing how your stomach and small intestine handle the food you eat. After the surgery, your stomach will be smaller. You will feel full with less food. The food you eat will no longer go into some parts of your stomach and small intestine that absorb food.
Laparoscopic adjustable gastric band , popularly known as "lap band" or "Gastric band" is a popular bariatric surgery or weight loss surgery procedure. The procedure entails placing an inflatable silicone device or band around the top portion of the stomach, which reduces the capacity of the stomach, resulting in lesser food intake and thus facilitating weight loss.
The gastric balloon procedure (aka, “endoscopic intragastric balloon”) leaves 1 to 3 inflated silicon balloons in the stomach for 6 months, making less room for food. As a result, patients: Feel full sooner while eating and therefore eat less.
Bariatric is also known as weight loss surgery which includes a wide range of procedures performed on obese people. Best results for weight loss are achieved by reducing the size of the stomach with a gastric band or through removal of a portion of the stomach or by re-routing the small intestines to a small stomach pouch. The procedures cause major long-lasting weight loss, recovery from diabetes and improvement in cardiovascular risk factors