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Different Types Of Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery

 Restrictive bariatric surgeries only reduce stomach size and do not interfere with the digestive process. Primarily malabsorptive procedures reduce the size of the stomach, however, are based mainly on creating malabsorption. Malabsorptive procedures reduce the size of the stomach and bypass duodenum and jejunum times.

Restrictive Bariatric Surgeries

The various forms of restrictive bariatric surgeries are the Adjustable Gastric Band (AGB) and vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG). These surgeries do not interfere with the digestive system but reduces food intake. A postoperative patient is able to use only ¾ to 1 cup of food per meal, if the patient eats more than the recommended amounts that the risk of vomiting and stomach stretch available by reducing the effectiveness of surgery. Vertical banded gastroplasty is also known as stomach stapling.

Its success rate is lower than malabsorptive procedures. Adjustable gastric banding is also known as gastric band has been around since 1979. Variations of the gastric band have since developed. The advantages of gastric banding is that it has fewer complications after other, more complicated, however, has a weight loss ratio lower and slower and can not be used with people who have pre-existing medical conditions such as illness Crohn's disease, large hiatal hernias or gastric ulcers.

Predominantly Malabsorptive Bariatric Surgeries

Another obesity weight loss surgeryis primarily malabsorptive procedures reduce the size of the stomach, but focus mainly on creating malabsorption. One type of surgery is called the deviation the Biliopancreatic also known as the Scopinaro procedure. One type of surgery is called the Biliopancreatic deviation is also known as the Scopinaro procedure. In this procedure, the surgeon closes the sections of the stomach creating a smaller stomach. The digestive system is altered. This reduces food intake and absorption for a while, but in a few months, the patient may eat as they did before. This procedure is still posing a small risk of malnutrition.

Malabsorptive Bariatric Surgeries

Malabsorptive bariatric procedures reduce the size of the stomach and bypass duodenum and jejunum times. It combines both aspects of the above types of bariatric. Malabsorptive bariatric surgeryinclude Roux-en-Y Change commonly known as gastric bypass surgery, Fobi Pouch  and biliopancreatic diversion and duodenal. These are the most successful in achieving high weight loss, but also pose a risk for malnutrition.

Other surgeries that are common surgeries are cosmetic surgery post-operatively and the removal of gallstones. Gallstones may have to be removed if there is a risk of developing gallstones. Many patients choose to have it removed at the time of bariatric surgery in other choose to use preventive medications. Cosmetic surgery are a common follow-up months down the road for the removal of excess skin. Commonly plastic surgery that patient may have are abdominoplasty, body lift, thigh lift, and liposuction to name a few.

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