Mini gastric bypass, effective technique to lose weight

Written by: Dr. José Carlos Silvestre Navarro
Edited by: Patricia Pujante Crespo

There are several laparoscopic, ie, minimally invasive techniques that apply today in general surgery for weight loss. These techniques, as well as being less invasive, achieved good results.

One is the mini gastric bypass, mini gastric bypass or gastric bypass of a single anastomosis (joining cellular anatomical elements).


Difference between the mini gastric bypass and conventional bypass

There are two differences mainly between the mini gastric bypass and conventional bypass.

The main one is that the gastric reservoir in this case is much longer. It is practically making a gastric tube with the difference that is cut, without giving continuity. At the foot of the gastric tube made a handle to gut up and spliced ​​without sectioning, which no single anastomosis.

Also, the technique is based on malabsorption. To achieve comparable results to gastric bypass typically you have to do this "joint" above, to be too late mix food with biliary-pancreatic secretions, making further. This implies realize close Bahuin valve, whereby it is generated basically malabsorption.


Results obtained with the technique of mini gastric bypass

The results obtained by the groups that publish and perform this technique regularly are quite satisfactory.

Overall the results are quite flattering. There advocacy groups is equal technique effective in weight loss than the typical bypass with less risk because it requires only the preparation of an anastomosis and a splice.


Edited by Patricia Crespo Pujante

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. José Carlos Silvestre Navarro

Dr. Silvestre Navarro is a renowned specialist in digestive problems surgeon. Directs the medical team at the clinic that bears his name, a unit of comprehensive services in the field of General and Digestive Surgery, with special training in Laparoscopic Surgery in Hospital Home Health and Hospital 9 Valencia October, with the most advanced diagnostic and treatment currently available.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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