The traditional gastric pass surgery has garnered excellent results for weight loss.However, the procedure is technically challenging and carries a potential risk of 7 % for any kind of complication.The newly popular mini gastric bypass was developed in 1997 by Dr.Rober Rutledge.It is quicker, technology friendly and much safer procedure than the traditional surgery with a lower complication rate of 2.9%.The mini gastric bypass procedure is restrictive and malabsorptive.It means that it restricts your food intake while reducing the size of your stomach.The procedure bypasses up to 6 feet of intestines thus reducing the absorption of food.
The operation is carried out to reduce the size of your stomach. General will be given to the patient before this surgery. It is a pain-free process and you will be asleep during the surgery.
The surgeon uses laparoscopy to place an adjustable lap band around the upper part of the stomach. The lap band which is made of silicone, squeezes the stomach to the size of an hourglass.
The Intragastric Balloon, also known as Gastric Balloon Surgery is a non-surgical, temporary weight loss treatment for obesity, in which a high quality and durable silicone bag are inserted.