Is gastric bypass surgery right for me?

While that may sound appealing, gastric bypass surgery isn’t for everyone. Like any major procedure, it has significant health risks and side effects. In addition, the long-term success of gastric bypass surgery depends on your ability to make permanent changes...

Types of Bariatric Surgery

Types of Bariatric Surgery The type of surgery that may be best to help a person lose weight depends on a number of factors. You should discuss with your doctor what kind of surgery might be best for you or your teen. What is the difference between open and...

Weight loss surgery Types

Which type of weight loss surgery is best? Types There are several different types of weight loss surgery. They’re all usually done under general anaesthetic (where you’re asleep) using keyhole (laparoscopic) surgery, but they each work in a slightly...

Gastric bypass surgery

Gastric bypass surgery refers to a surgical procedure in which the stomach is divided into a small upper pouch and a much larger lower “remnant” pouch and then the small intestine is rearranged to connect to both. Surgeons have developed several different...