Gastric bypass weight loss surgery information and locations in Mexico

This is one of the most common bariatric surgeries. Doctors shrink the patient’s stomach and part of the digestive system is re-routed or bypassed. This is so the patient absorbs fewer calories and nutrients from food.
Surgery requires general anesthesia and can be done using 2 methods; open surgery or a less invasive laparoscopy. Doctors first divide the stomach into a small upper pouch where food will go and a larger bottom section. Then the surgeon will connect part of the small intestine to the small pouch. Food will now travel from the pouch directly into the intestine.
Depending on the doctor and the needs of the patient, the procedure might be a robotically assisted surgery.
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Gastric bypass
Procedure: 2 - 4 hrs.
Hospital stay: 4 hrs.
Cleared to fly: 3 - 5 days
After surgery
Out-of-town patients’ follow-ups can be scheduled with the bariatric surgeon face-to-face or virtually. Patients are clear for flying after 3 - 5 days from the gastric bypass.
Note: See with the specialist what follow-up or postoperative care you need to take with a primary care physician, or specialist in your home city, regarding sutures or medication adjustments after the procedure.
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Gastric bypass surgery frequent questions

Get answers to our most frequently asked questions and what to expect after the surgery.
Am I a candidate for a gastric bypass?
The gastric bypass is recommended to patients whose body-mass index is over 35 and suffer from severe obesity. Doctors may only consider it after other forms of treatment have proven unsuccessful. We recommend you to refer to one of our professional doctors for an evaluation to determine if you are a candidate for surgery.
What kind of surgery will I need?
Our top specialists will examine you to determine if open surgery or a laparoscopy is best suited to your needs.
How do I prepare for surgery?
Our top specialists will examine you to determine which steps you will have to take before surgery. Some of the common specifications include to stop smoking completely, increasing your physical activities and to stop taking some kinds of medications. You will not be able to eat anything for about 12 hours prior to surgery.
What can I expect after surgery?
You will have to stay in the hospital between 2 or 3 days while the doctor examines you. During this time, you may feel nauseated while you get used to your new stomach.
How long will recovery be?
Most patients require around 5 or 6 months to fully recover. For the first 12 weeks, you will be placed under a strict diet that begins with liquids and then transitions to solid foods.
Is it possible to regain weight after surgery?
Weight loss is not an easy endeavor, lifestyle changes are required to maintain weight lost. Unless you establish a proper diet and exercise program, you could regain all the lost weight.
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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.

In all medical procedures, there are chances of complications, the specialist will provide you detailed information about the risks of the procedure, talk to the specialist directly.