Roux en y gastrojejunostomy is type or surgery that is usually done by end-to-side surgical anastomosis or bowel in order to reconstruct gastrointestinal track. People usually call it as gastrojejunostomy. According to some doctors, it is surgical procedure which an anastomosis is made between your stomach and the proximal look of the jejunum. There are some reasons of doing this surgical procedure.
This surgery can be done by opening or laparoscopic approach. When you do this kind of surgery, your stomach will be made smaller than before. The smaller stomach will be divided into two compartments or it will be divided with staples. For all of you who do this surgery, after you chew your food and it mixes with your saliva in your mouth, the food will go down to the esophagus to your stomach pouch and then into the other small intestine. It makes you need less time for food digestion and for calorie absorption.