Types Of Surgery

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  1. Adjustable Gastric Band: What Happens If You Don’t Follow Your New Diet

    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.

  2. Afferent Loop Syndrome

    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.

  3. Bile Gastritis

    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. .

  4. BPD/DS Weight-Loss Surgery

    BPD/DS is a complex weight-loss surgery that may be recommended for people who are extremely obese and have failed to lose weight through other treatments.

  5. Dumping Syndrome After Gastric Bypass Surgery

    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.

  6. Efferent Loop Syndrome After Gastric Bypass Surgery

    Efferent loop syndrome is one of two “loop syndromes” that can occur after some types of gastric bypass surgery. In a loop syndrome, a portion or “limb” of the small intestine becomes blocked.

  7. Fat Malabsorption After Weight-Loss Surgery

    Certain types of weight-loss surgery change the way your body deals with the nutrients in the foods you eat. This causes a rapid amount of weight loss, but also may lead to complications.

  8. Food Intolerance After Gastric Band Surgery

    After AGB, you won’t eat as much as you used to. This helps you lose a lot of weight. But the surgery may lead to a number of side effects, including food intolerance.

  9. Gastric Banding Surgery for Teens
  10. Gastric Bypass (Malabsorptive) Surgery

    Gastric bypass surgery involves bypassing a part of the small intestine that absorbs nutrients. For this reason, these surgeries are referred to as malabsorptive procedures.

  11. Gastric Stapling (Restrictive) Surgery

    Gastric stapling surgery is a type of weight loss surgery that limits the amount of food a person can eat.

  12. Iron Deficiency After Gastric Bypass Surgery

    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.

  13. Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding

    Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) is one of the least invasive operations available for obesity. It is also one of the more effective.

  14. Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Overview

    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.

  15. Risks of Bariatric Surgery: Anemia

    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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