Gastric By-Pass

Gastrik By-PassThese methods aim bypassing foods directly to duodenum or initial segments of small intestine with no or minimal contact of foods to stomach by removing a part of stomach or without need to remove a part of stomach. Recently, those surgeries can be performed with laparoscopic methods. Comparing to sleeve gastrectomy, surgery-related complications are more commonly accompanied by long-term postoperative metabolic problems in all of these methods. More weight loss is achieved and can be maintained up to 2 years. While they require more vitamin supplements, they bring about problems, such as chronic diarrhea, bad breath etc.