Gastric bypass surgery is a method in the field of barrial surgery that allows the patient to limit the amount of food ingested.

Significant weight loss can be achieved by gastric bypass in 6 months after surgery.

Most of the excess weight is lost 18 to 24 months after the surgery and usually patients lose about 60 to 70% of their excess weight in a definitive way.7

Am I a good candidate for Gastric bypass?

This surgery is a good solution if you suffer from this kind of problems:

  • Diabetes (a disease characterized by abnormally high levels of glucose in the blood)
  • Persistent hypertension
  • High cholesterol
  • Sleep apnea (temporary suspension of breathing during sleep)
  • Chronic headaches
  • Urinary incontinence (loss of bladder control)
  • Cirrhosis of the liver (accumulation of fat in liver cells causing inflammation)
  • Arthritis (joint disorder with inflammation)

  Rates : 4 510 £

This package includes: the Surgery, anesthesia, use of the operating room, stay at the clinic, drugs, surgeon and anesthesiologist fees, convalescence at the hotel and transfers (Airport / Clinic / Hotel).

 Anesthesia : General

 Length of stay : 6 days (5 nights): 3 nights at the clinic / 2 nights at the hotel

Scar : A small scar recover quickly

Time of absence before returning to work :Time of absence before returning to work You can go back to work after three weeks. Do not make efforts and keep a moderate physical activity during 6 to 8 days.

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How is the surgery done ?

Bridging is a complex operation performed under general anesthesia. The operation lasts about three hours.

The intervention of the gastric bypass is the most common operation performed in the world. First, a small gastric pouch is created in a piece of the stomach together or by vertical stripes. This means that you can eat and reduce the absorption of calories and nutrients.

This procedure can be done by laparoscopy. This means that the small incisions that have been made are of a small scar and a faster recovery period.

After the surgery:

The time required to resume normal activity after gastric bypass varies depending on the physical condition of the patient, the nature of the activity and the type of gastric intervention performed. Many patients recover within six to eight weeks. Recovery is faster with patients who experience a less invasive procedure.

After a gastric bypass surgery, doing physical activities is important in your weight loss program. Exercise not only helps burn calories, but builds and preserves muscle tissue.

Since you will be on a reduced diet and lose weight fast, exercise will protect your muscle tissue and help you burn fat tissue and have the energy the body needs.

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