Eligible for Bariatric surgery you must be between 16 age to 70 years of age few exceptions and morbidly obese weighing at least 100 pounds over your ideal body weight and having a BMI of 40.
There are four common types of weight-loss surgery are:
- Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
- Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding.
- Sleeve Gastrectomy.
- Duodenal switch with biliopancreatic diversion.
Here are few of the things a patient must consider when deciding which surgery is right for them. In general gastric bypass patients will lose around 70 percent of their excess weight sleeve gastrectomy patients will lose around 60 percent and gastric banding patients will lose around 50 percent. Weight-loss surgery has been shown to be very effective at producing significant and sustained weight-loss. There are several different weight loss operations that are currently available that can lead to this expected result.It is my opinion that each of the most common weight-loss operations done today gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding and sleeve gastrectomy are effective when.No matter what procedure a patient decide the key to weight-loss surgery is getting the patient to use their weight-loss operation to implement lifestyle change. Six Months Post Surgery must lost a lot of weight. If you’ve had gastric bypass surgery, you will have lost about 30% to 40% percent of excess body weight. With gastric banding surgery, you can lose 1 to 2 pounds a week so by six months must have lost 25 to 50 pounds. Because of the rapid weight loss conditions affected by obesity like as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, arthritis, sleep apnea, and heartburn often get better quickly. Gastric bypass also has good long-term results