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Gastric Bypass versus Gastric Sleeve faqs

In the long-term, sleeve gastrectomy carries less risk of death and complications than gastric bypass, but patients were more likely to need follow-up surgery.
Losing weight is faster with gastric bypass, up to 70% of weight loss occurs in the first 6 to 8 months.
Generally, Gastric bypass carries more risk but results in more and faster weight loss.