Gastric Bypass combines the effects of both restriction & a mal-absorption. In this operation, stomach is reduced in size and bowel is re-routed in a fashion that food bypasses stomach and enters small bowel (often called roux-en-Y).
Following Gastris Bypass, patients not only feel full even after small meals but their calorie absorption is decreased. Research has shown that, gastric bypass also results in a number of changes in the gut hormone signals. The collective effects of these changes include early satiety (feeling full) and decrease in hunger. This results in healthy eating and assist patients to loose weight effectively and more importantly results in sustained the weight loss.
Gastric Bypass improves all obesity-associated conditions. The effect on diabetes is most striking. Type 2 Diabetes improves almost immediately after Gastric Bypass. This effect on Diabetes is unique to Gastric Bypass (of all the weight loss operations). High blood pressure, high cholesterol, reflux, weak heart improve in over 90% of the patients after Gastric Bypass. A recent study has confirmed that heart condition also improves following gastric bypass. Quality of life improves with patients more active in their day-to-day life, at work and in society.
Risks of this operation include join leaks, injury to bowel, stomach, liver and spleen. Mr Jayanthi performs Gastric bypass using keyhole techniques. Patients can be discharged after 48hrs.