A minimally invasive procedure in which a new smaller stomach is created with limited capacity, and the remainder of the stomach is bypassed.
The rerouted intestines limit the amount of food absorbed. Therefore everything eaten is not necessarily absorbed.
A great option for Uncontrolled Insulin Resistant Diabetics, with great improvement if blood glucose levels.
Originally created to cure reflux, it remains an excellent choice for those with weak lower esophageal sphincter.
The procedure tends to last less than 2 hours and it is done with small incisions, under general anesthesia.
It is the most studied and best known weight loss surgery procedure, dating back many decades.