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Mini Gastric Bypass

The Mini Gastric Bypass (MGB) is a Short, Simple, Successful, Reversible Laparoscopic gastric bypass weight loss surgery. The operation usually takes approx 60 to 90 min. The Mini Gastric Bypass (MGB) is low risk, has excellent long term weight loss, minimal pain and can be easily reversed or revised. MGB is short, simple and revisable; it is powerful like the RNY but unlike the RNY it is easily revisable (60 minutes.)

The MGB cuts hunger by over half in contrast to the band which leaves patients hungry and vomiting when they eat healthy foods.

How is a Mini Gastric Bypass procedure performed?

The Mini-Gastric Bypass surgical process involves using a small section of the stomach forming a small pouch at the top of the stomach, by bypassing the major section of the stomach, the food passes from the small pouch into the small bowel where it meets the digestive juices . This surgery alters the ghrelin hormone involved in the appetite control. It is a restrictive and malabsorptive procedure.

What are the advantages and benefits of the Mini Gastric Bypass?

It can be reversed or repaired if necessary. This procedure can be performed quicker and is less invasive than traditional bypass surgery.

Who is a good candidate for this procedure?

Indication for usage of Mini Gastric Bypass procedures are the same as for other operations for overweight patients and for Metabolic Syndome, it is important to talk to you doctor to learn about the advantages and potential risks for all of the various procedures. All gastric bypass surgeries are designed to help you lose weight and bring corrections in Metabolic Syndrome. But, it doesn’t end there; you must be prepared to make substantial eating habits and lifestyle changes while continuing to be monitored by the specialist treating you.