How does bariatric surgery work for gastric bypass

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Surgical procedure for weight loss Bariatric Surgery/Weight loss surgery.


What is Bariatric Surgery?

Obesity is growing at an alarming rate all over the world. Obese people are more prone to developing type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, heart disease, obstructive sleep apnea, chronic pulmonary disease, fatty liver, PCOD, gout gall bladder stone, etc.

It is one cause with many ailments that affect every part of the disease. It is a silent killer and may not be considered a disease by many.
This surgery is means making changes to the digestive system of the obese patient.

There are three types of surgery :

  • Gastric band
  • Gastric sleeve
  • Gastric bypass


Consult a good professional cosmetic surgeon

Gastric band

Step 1: In this bariatric surgery, the surgeon places a ring with an inner inflatable band on top of the stomach to create a small pouch. This makes you full after eating the amount of food
Step 2: The band has a circular balloon inside that is filled with a salt solution.
Step 3: After the surgery, you will need several follow-up visits to adjust the size of the band. If the band causes a problem or does not help you losing weight the surgeon may remove it.

Gastric sleeve

Step 1: In gastric sleeve also called vertical sleeve gastrectomy, the surgeon removes most of the stomach leaving the banana-shaped section that is closed with staples.
Step 2: This surgery reduced the amount of food that can fit in your stomach making you feel full sooner.

Step 3: Taking a part out of the stomach can affect your gut hormones, appetite, and metabolism. This type of surgery cannot be reserved because part of the stomach has been removed.

Gastric Bypass

Step 2: Next the surgeon cuts the small intestine and attaches it directly to the small stomach pouch.
Step 2: Food then bypasses most of the stomach and upper part of the small intestine so that the body absorbs fewer calories. This bypassed section is still attached to the main part of the stomach.

Preparation before the surgery :

Before surgery, you will meet health care providers like the dietitian, a psychologist, and a bariatric surgeon. The doctor will ask you about your medical history, physical examination, and order blood test. If you are a smoker he or she will advise you to stop smoking for 6 weeks.

The surgeon will tell you more about the surgery including how to prepare for it and more about the follow-up. The psychologist will assess to check if bariatric surgery is the right option for you. These health care providers will also advise you to become more active and go for a healthy food plan.

In some cases losing weight and getting your blood sugar closer to normal may lower the chances of surgery-related problems.


After the surgery, you will need to recover. Although the type of follow-up varies after the type of surgery. You will need to take the supplements that the doctor prescribes for sufficient vitamins and minerals in the body. Walking and moving around the house will help you recover faster. Start slowly with the doctor’s advice and the type of physical activity you need to follow.

After surgery, most people go from a liquid diet to a soft diet such as cheese, yogurt, or soup and then solid foods over several weeks. Your doctor and dietitian will tell you which food and diet you need to avoid. You will need to eat small meals and chew your food well. These are the precautions you need to follow.

How we guide you?

We guide you with the perfect procedure that is apt for you. The surgery is performed by the highly skilled professional surgeon in a smooth and highly functional manner so that you don’t have any dread about it and it takes place efficiently.

You will be given a positive approach by the surgeon and dietitian for consistent weight loss and at every step assisted by a team of skilled psychologists to prepare you for the surgery through an initial consultation with a positive frame of mind.


Depending on the skilled surgeon and the amount of fat and the type of surgery the cost in India would vary from 2.5 lakh to 4 lakhs. Remember top priority needs to be given to the hands of the surgeon who perform the surgery which is apt for you rather than the technique and steps it involves.


  • How much weight can i expect to lose?

The number of weight people loses after surgery depends on the individual and the type of surgery he or she had. People with gastric bypass lost about 90 pounds on average.

  • Does it have health benefits?

Yes, you will maintain a healthy weight in the future and won’t have any diseases like metabolic syndrome.

  • What the apt age for surgery?

A matured individual over the age of 15 years.

  • How many days do i need to take a rest after surgery?

You need to take a rest with some light moving exercises prescribed by the surgeon during the initial consultation for about 10 days

  • What kind of diet should I have after surgery?

A liquid to soft diet is recommended during the early days of surgery.

  • It is a painless procedure?

The skilled professional surgeon will try to make it worthless pain. However, anesthesia will be required during the surgery process.

  • For how long weight loss continues?

Weight loss continues till 12 – 18 months of surgery depending on your diet and the surgery performed. Also, a concerned professional will aim at healthy weight loss.

  • What is the average bodyweight that is likely to be lost in one year?

Patients lose an average of 65 % to 75% of their excess body weight with the first year of surgery

  • Should i consider having weight loss surgery?

A professional skilled cosmetic surgeon will advise you during the initial consultation. Doctors recommend it to patients having a Body Mass Index of 40 or being overweight – especially 100 pounds in men and 80 pounds in women.

  • Is it advisable for overweight kids?

A professional skilled cosmetic surgeon will advise you during the initial consultation.

Go for apt treatment if you are overweight. It will help reduce all the cardiometabolic disorders and internal obesity which is essential in the patient in the long run. Diabetes, stroke heart attack needs to be taken care of with immediate attention. Once your diet gets better you will improve because of the surgery that makes your appetite decreased so that you eat less food.

A Healthy diet: Secret course

What you eat is what you are. It reflects on your skin and body. A healthy body with a sound mind is essential for an individual. There are many diets to follow for a healthy lifestyle. But achieving a healthy lifestyle is very challenging.

It is not easy. Go for a diet that takes care of a healthy lifestyle as well as your immunity. There is one such diet that you will like to follow for that healthy mind and body.

To follow someone is to adore the quality of that person. How about following a program which proved for a healthy lifestyle. This would work in the majority of the cases especially when you know that it is worked for someone.

It was important to develop a feel-good factor in you that is developed through hormones. Your hormones describe your mood and behavior. It is quite tricky to establish the balancing hormones by just following a diet. It establishes the balance of hormones thus insulating to achieve positive behavior and a healthy lifestyle through what you eat.

This will help you in building up a positive feedback mechanism in your body and keep you away from hormonal disruptors. Following it regularly and religiously will help you in the long run.




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