Gastric By-Pass Surgery

Gastric By-Pass Surgery


– Gastric bypass surgery can be a game-changer for
patients struggling with obesity. It not only restricts the amount
of food your stomach holds but it also limits calorie absorption. Dr. January Hill with Coliseum
Northside Hospital explains. – Gastric bypass is an
operation in where I create a small pouch, then I
reroute the intestines. – [Beverly] The surgery
is done laparoscopically. Patients are typically
able to leave the hospital in 24 to 46 hours. – I usually see 60% to
80% of excess weight loss with the gastric bypass. I see cure of diabetes, high blood pressure, resolves sleep apnea,
risk of cancer goes down. It has a 98% cure rate of reflux. – To learn more or find a physician, call Consult-A-Nurse at 478-746-4646 or visit coliseumhealthsystem.com. I’m Beverly Herbert. Here’s to your health.

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