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Mini Gastric Bypass/ One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass

Mini Gastric Bypass in Kolkata

Also known as one anastomosis gastric bypass, the mini gastric bypass surgery combines a standard gastric bypass and gastric sleeve procedures. This procedure is recommended to patients with:

  • BMI of more than 40 

  • BMI>35 with obesity-associated health conditions, such as sleep apnoea, hypertension and diabetes

The procedure involves the administration of general anaesthesia, which is followed by several small incisions on the abdomen. A laparoscope, which is a thin tube fitted with a camera and light on the end, and some small instruments are inserted via these incisions to provide a clearer and more magnified view of the stomach. The size of the upper stomach is reduced so that it looks like a sleeve or narrow tube and can hold a smaller volume of food. Book an appointment to know more about Mini Gastric Bypass in Kolkata.

Following this, the opening of the stomach is attached to the intestine’s loop so that food can bypass the duodenum, a part of the small intestine (called an omega loop) and lower stomach. The procedure usually takes an hour, after which the incisions and closed. The patient may be advised to take mineral supplements and multivitamins throughout their life to prevent malnutrition after the procedure. One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass Treatment in Kolkata is available at Manipal Hospitals.

The benefits of this procedure are:

  • The procedure is quite simple and completed in a short period of time

  • Completely reversible procedure

  • Reduces the risk of obesity-associated comorbidities

  • Mitigates hunger pangs

  • Helps the patient feel full even after consuming a smaller quantity of food

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