Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Procedures

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is also popular as gastric bypass surgery. It is solution for you who suffer with overweight and some other health problem. This surgery is type of weight loss surgery that can be done by involve by creating small in your stomach. This surgery is done by connecting newly created pouch directly to your small intestine. When you do this kind of surgery swallowed food will be able to go to this small pouch in your stomach and then go directly to your small intestine.

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery is very popular and mostly done in United States. This surgery usually is a way for them who have already done some diet programs and exercises but they don’t get good result. This surgery is also good for them who suffer with serious health problems related with weight. For all of you who are interested in doing this kind of surgery, you need to know some information related with this surgery.

Reason of Doing Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass will be done for them who suffer with some health problems such as:

  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Diabetes type 2
  • Stroke
  • Infertility
  • Heart disease

People who have already suffered with diet program and exercises for longer time and they don’t find good result, can try to do this kind of surgery after they consult with doctor first. Your doctor will check the main problem why you gain your weight and you can’t control your weight.

Roux-en-Y gastric bypassIf you still can do some other solutions then you should not do this kind of surgery. This surgery is recommended too for them who have BMI 40 or higher because it is classified as extreme obesity. You who suffer with your body mass index 35.5 or 39.9 should consult with your doctor because you usually will suffer with some health problems too. In order to free from your health problems, you need to do this surgery.

Risk of the Surgery

Although it is recommended for people who suffer with some problems above, you also need to consider some risks associated with this surgery type. There are some risks that may you get when you do this surgery such as:

  • Blood clots
  • Infection
  • Excessive bleeding
  • Adverse reactions to anesthesia
  • Lung and also breathing problems
  • Leaks in your gastrointestinal

In long terms you can experience some other risks such as hernias, ulcers, vomiting, low blood sugar, gallstones, dumping syndrome, nausea, malnutrition, stomach perforation, and some other risks. Because of so many health risks that you can get with this surgery, you need to think it twice or maybe several times to decide whether this surgery is best way to get solution for your weight problems or not. When you ae ready to do this surgery, there are some things to prepare. You need to do some instructions from your doctor to prepare surgery. You need to do lab tests too and also exams before you do this surgery.

Before you do this surgery, your doctors will also give you a list of minerals, food, medicines and also vitamins that you must take. You may have restriction to eat and also drink certain food and drink before you to do this surgery. You need to take blood thinning medications too and consult with your doctor before you do this surgery. After you do this surgery, you need to do some treatments and you still need to visit your doctor to control your body condition after you do surgery. It is also good to read patient’s review after they do this kind of surgery so you know more about Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

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