Bariatric weight loss surgery
Duodenal switch is a complex procedure that seeks to remove around 70% of the patients’ stomach
and then connect a small part of the intestine directly to it. This is so the patient absorbs
fewer calories and nutrients from food.
This procedure is done under general anesthesia and it can be an open or laparoscopic surgery.
First, the surgeon removes 70% of the stomach so it takes the form of a tube. Then, the
intestine is divided bypassing two thirds of it and then is connected to the upper part of the
intestine which is called the duodenum. The stomach will hold less food and it will pass through
a smaller extension of intestine.
Depending on the doctor and the needs of the patient, the procedure might be a robotically
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Encourages rapid weight loss
Reduces the risk of diabetes and other conditions
Helps patients with a higher body mass index
A laparoscopy leads to a shorter hospital stay
View the times for duodenal switch procedures.
Procedure: 4:00 hrs.
Hospital recovery: 2 days
Home recovery: 6 weeks
Total: 6 months
Note: Time may vary according to the specific patient procedure. All cases and treatments are different. For
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Dr. José A. Jiménez Gómez
Weight loss surgery frequent questions
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Disclaimer: This information does not reflect the medical advice from our clinics. All cases are different and this
treatment may not suit you. Always refer to a medical professional with the certification and experience. All of our
physicians are fully qualified to perform these procedures. For more information and diagnosis contact one of our
top specialized clinics.