The gastric bypass procedure is a kind of bariatric surgery which is generally done to reduce obesity. It will help you reduce your food intake and will help you lose weight and grow the desire to have a diet and exercising routine. Gastric surgery can be a good option for the people who are severe obese. Consult a good surgery tech or surgeon who is well experienced and operates you with advanced surgical tools so that there are no surgical scars visible on your skin. These licensed practitioners use advanced and good quality surgical tool and methods. It will surely increase your quality of life. It will help you avoid overweight and obesity problems and diseases. It is a procedure that is carried under general anesthesia, you do not know as you go to sleep while the surgery is going on. The surgery last for 3-4 hours .You needs to spend 8 days in the hospital for recovery. There are two methods used Roux-en-Y-gastric bypass and biliopancreatic diversion bypass.
The Roux Y bypass is widely used method and is not very complex than the other method. In this method the portion of stomach need not be removed while operating. The traditional Y gastric bypass is carried out from end to end open surgery by making one line incision. This can be carried on with laparoscopy. In laparoscopy small incisions are taken instead of a single long incision and a tool is placed in along with a camera an attached so that the surgeon gets to visualize the operation on the screen. It is a less scarring procedure and fast effective than the customary method.
Biliopancreatic diversion bypass is another procedure which is carried on through an open surgery by taking on long incision which leaves an everlasting scar on your skin or body. This method is the most complicated and uncommon technique. In the diversion method section of stomach are detached and bypass is fixed to distal Ilium. There is more risk of nutritional deficiency and so this method is very uncommonly used. In both the methods a small pouch is made to intake food and a section of the stomach is stapled. The Y shaped pouch of your small intestine which is connected to stomach helps the food pass through the duodenum.