Bariatric Surgery is an umbrella term for the various forms of surgeries falling under it. Here is a glimpse for a detailed understanding.
Mini Gastric Bypass
This is a recent procedure which is a combination of sleeve and bypass. In the procedure, a long sleeve of stomach is created along with bypass of rest of the stomach and long segment of intestine. The procedure usually results in substantial weight loss even though the person is able to eat a larger meal.
Shorter surgical procedure
This surgery is reversible
Larger food intake is possible
Diabetes resolution in 80% – 90% patients
Equally effective as Roux-n-y Gastric Bypass for all co-morbidities
Like in case of any other Bariatric surgery procedure, this surgery has equal risk of anaesthesia & involves bypassing a part of stomach & intestine too
Intolerance towards certain types of carbohydrates in some patients
Besides the complications associated with standard gastric bypass, the complications related to Mini Gastric Bypass related include bile reflux, malabsorption, ulcers, etc