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Can you tell me about roux-en-y gastric bypass surgery?

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Dr. Gregg Nishi
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In brief: Gastric bypass

The the bypass is the gold standard for weight loss operations.
It's been around for over 50 yrs and is a proven operation. It is the best in terms of overall weight loss. It is also the best operation for patients with diabetes, heartburn/reflux, large hiatal hernias, or are very obese (bmi over 50). It should only be done by an experienced gastric bypass surgeon. The sleeve is a close second.

In brief: Gastric bypass

The the bypass is the gold standard for weight loss operations.
It's been around for over 50 yrs and is a proven operation. It is the best in terms of overall weight loss. It is also the best operation for patients with diabetes, heartburn/reflux, large hiatal hernias, or are very obese (bmi over 50). It should only be done by an experienced gastric bypass surgeon. The sleeve is a close second.
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