Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

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    Gastric bypass surgery makes the stomach smaller and allows food to bypass part of the small intestine.
  • You will feel full more quickly than when your stomach was its original size, which reduces the amount of food you eat and thus the calories consumed.
  • Bypassing part of the intestine also results in fewer calories being absorbed. This leads to weight loss.
  • In a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, the stomach is made smaller by creating a small pouch at the top of the stomach.
  • The smaller stomach is connected directly to the middle portion of the small intestine (jejunum), bypassing the rest of the stomach and the upper portion of the small intestine (duodenum).

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