Roux en y gastric bypass surgery is done to help people in losing excess weight. It is recommended for people with potential life threatening health problems caused due to excess weight. Roux en y bariatric surgery is the most common type of bariatric surgery. Roux en y surgery is advised when diet and exercise doesn’t provide the required results.
Roux en y surgery, is a type of weight loss surgery, in which a small pouch of stomach is made and is connected directly to the middle portion of small intestine. After this surgery, the food eaten goes to this small pouch and then directly to the middle portion of the intestine. In this way the food eaten bypasses most of the stomach and first portion of the small intestine.
ProcedureThe Roux en y surgery is a combination of restrictive and malabsorptive approach. Thus, this surgery is carried out in two stages. The restrictive and malabsorptive approaches are achieved in the first and the second stage respectively.
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RisksRoux en y surgery is considered to be a very safe surgery and only about 10% of people experience complication. The risks involved are similar to that of any abdominal surgery. Potential risks can be infection, excessive bleeding, blood clots and in some cases leakage in gastrointestinal system. Calcium, iron and vitamin deficiency can also happen.
The Roux en y gastric bypass surgery can cost around Rs. 10 – 30 Lakhs in India. Top rated hospitals and quality surgeons result into minimum complications.
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