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Common questions of gastric bypass

Yes, but Gastric bypass surgery has some risks like any other surgical procedure.
No, Gastric bypass surgery is not reversible.
No, Gastric bypass surgery carries some risks like any other surgical procedure, like infection blood clots, and internal bleeding.
Due to the extreme decrease in food consumption, some patients may face malnutrition, poor wound healing, and infection.
Yes, It is one of the most effective ways to lose weight.
Yes, Gastric bypass surgery is permanent and irreversible.
Glycemic control and even diabetes type 2 cure have been frequently reported with Gastric bypass.
One of the main complications of gastric bypass is the increased risk of colorectal cancer.
Doctors recommend patients not take aspirin or aspirin-containing products for atleast one week after surgery.
A rise in liver function tests (LFTs) had been noted in a patient following gastric bypass
A rise in liver function tests (LFTs) had been noted in a patient following gastric bypass
Higher recurrence rates are reported after standard surgical treatment of hiatal hernia in morbidly obese patients,
It is a rare complication in 10% of cases.
Fortunately, gastritis is not a common complication after gastric bypass.
Limited studies exist on gastric bypass effect on PCOS.
"Failure occurs either when: 1- Patients experience severe side effects. 2- When they are unable to lose weight."
"It is bad if: 1- Your body mass index is below 35. 2- You don’t have obesity-related health problems. 3- Can lose weight via diet and exercise."
Cause they are among the top bariatric surgeries, where it is faster to lose weight in Gastric bypass.
To reduce the danger of life-threatening obesity-related health issues, besides reducing excess weight.
To reduce the danger of life-threatening obesity-related health issues, besides reducing excess weight.
Gastric bypass surgery is suitable for obese people with a BMI of more than 35, especially those having obesity-related health problems of all ages up to 60 years old.
Dumping syndrome is when food is dumped directly from the stomach pouch to the small intestine without being digested.
This refers to when food gets dumped directly from your stomach pouch to your small intestine without being digested.
Today over 90% of gastric bypasses performed for weight loss are done laparoscopically.
The cost of gastric bypass surgery ranges from 3,100 to 3,500 USD.
Due to higher risks and complications, gastric bypass is not usually redone.
Yes, hair loss after bariatric surgery is very common.
This is an indirect outcome due to the hormonal imbalance.
Due to malnutrition caused by some weightloss surgeries fatal development could be affected, while the surgery before pregnancy may help in overcoming hypertension and gestational diabetes.
"Yes if, 1- Your efforts to lose weight with diet and exercise have been unsuccessful. 2- Your body mass index (BMI) is 40 or higher."
Yes, it helps you to lose weight.
Yes, because of poor exercise or diet habits.