Food intolerance means that after surgery you may have problems eating foods that you once ate or that are part of your new diet. This can make it hard to stick to your new diet and keep the pounds off.
Afferent loop syndrome is a complication of stomach surgery. If you have had or are going to have a procedure called gastrojejunostomy, also known as Billroth II gastrectomy procedure, you should know that afferent loop syndrome most commonly occurs after this type of stomach surgery.
Bile gastritis is a stomach inflammation that starts when bile produced by the liver leaks into the stomach. People who have had their gallbladder removed or have had stomach or weight-loss surgery are at risk for it. .
Dumping syndrome is a problem for many people who have had gastric bypass surgery. It happens when the solid parts of a meal get “dumped” directly from the stomach into the small intestine without being digested.
Most of the iron from foods like meats, legumes, and iron-fortified grains is absorbed in the stomach and the first part of the small intestine. But after a gastric bypass procedure, food often bypasses this part of the body before minerals and vitamins can be absorbed.
This surgery takes out the part of your stomach that curves outward, called the fundus. After the fundus is taken out, your surgeon will close the rest of your stomach into a tube shape that looks like a banana.
Anemia is a common side effect of weight-loss surgery. It’s a condition in which your blood contains lower than normal levels of red blood cells or red blood cells that contain too little of the protein hemoglobin.
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