Obesity or being overweight is one of the most prevailing health problems across the world. An increasing number of people are dealing with excess body weight and are struggling for weight loss. When dietary adjustments and regular workout fails to achieve the results, Bariatric surgery in Gurgaon can be of great help. Bariatric surgery is also popularly known as weight loss surgery.
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There are several different types of bariatric surgeries that are categorized as restrictive and malabsorptive. Restrictive surgeries reduce the stomach size while malabsorptive surgeries also alter the way you take food. In addition to shrinking stomach size, malabsorptive surgeries also alter a part of the digestive tract. The selection of the right surgery option is based on the weight loss surgery requirement. The best advice would be to have a detailed examination and screening with your doctor to choose the right type of surgery. Here we describe some popular bariatric surgery options to help you choose the best one for you.
This is a restrictive type of surgery. Your surgeon will remove nearly 75 percent of the stomach. A narrow sleeve in the stomach is left and is connected to the intestine to serve as stomach. As only a small part of the stomach is left, it helps you feel full with much lesser intake. For some patients, a series of surgeries are needed and sleeve gastrectomy serves the first step in the series.
This Bariatric surgery in Gurgaon is much simpler as compared to the other options. It is suitable for people with some medical and cannot take other more complex surgeries due to high risk. It is also a great way to lose weight while keeping nutrition intact. As the intestine is left untouched the absorption of nutrients is unaffected.
This is an irreversible process, meaning once you have has sleeve gastrectomy, your stomach will remain small forever. Also, it is a newer technique and needs exceptional skills and precision by the surgeon.
Leakage of sleeve and clotting are typical risks in this type of surgery. Your surgeon would take all possible measures to minimize any associated risk with the operation.
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric bypass surgery also technically known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is among the most sought method by almost every major Bariatric surgery hospital in Gurgaon. It deploys both restrictive and malabsorptive approaches to induce weight loss. The procedure involves dividing the stomach into two parts and connecting the upper part to the small intestine’s lower section. This forces the food through a shortcut bypassing a part of the stomach and small intestine and leaves the system quickly with lesser absorption. Also as the stomach is divided, you feel full with lesser intake.
It stimulates rapid and dramatic weight loss with nearly fifty percent of weight reduction happening in the first six months only. This helps in providing faster relief from other related health conditions like hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol, etc. Also, the results are enduring and can last over 10 years.
As the food is forced quickly to the small intestine, the nutrients are not properly absorbed leading to malnutrition. It may also cause dumping syndrome where the food is dumped into the intestine too quickly causing bloating, pain, weakness, etc.
Gastric bypass is a complicated process and has a higher comparative of clotting and infection, Some patient may develop gallstone due to rapid weight shedding.
It is an improved laparoscopic version of gastric bypass and is the least invasive weight loss surgery. The stomach is divided into two parts. The part connected to the esophagus is for food intake and is just like a tube and is attached to the intestine bypassing up to 7 feet of the intestine. The other part of the stomach is also linked to the intestine to supply digestive juices.
It remarkably reduces the complications and duration of surgery while delivering the same results as the gastric bypass.
- Limitations and risks
The problem of lesser nutrients absorbed still persists. Patients may experience acid reflux ranging from moderate to severe intensity.