Ipswich Bariatric and General Surgery


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Obesity surgery

Adjustable Gastric Band:

 

A gastric band is a laparscopic (keyhole) restrictive surgical procedure that reduces the stomach capacity via an adjustable band around the stomach.

 

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy:

A Sleeve Gastrectomy is a laparoscopic restrictive procedure involving the stapled removal of 80-90% of the stomach. This restricts food intake enabling weight loss.

 

Gastric Roux en Y Bypass:

 

A Gastric Bypass is a laparoscopic procedure is a malabsorptive and restrictive procedure that involves creating a small gastric pouch and then a bypass channel comprised of 150cm of small bowel enabling weight loss.