Ipswich Bariatric and General Surgery


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Obesity surgery

 

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 that is a malabsorptive and restrictive that involves creating a small gastric pouch and then a bypass channel comprised of 1.5 to 2 m of small bowel enabling weight loss.

Mini Gastric Bypass

A Mini Gastric Bypass is a laparoscopic procedure that is a malabsorptive  and restrictive operation that involves creating a long narrow gastric pouch and a single anastomosis to the small bowel, providing malabsorption.