Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (Tube Gastrectomy)
Sleeve Gastrectomy procedure involves removing the lateral 2/3rds of the stomach with a stapling device. It can be done laparoscopically ( keyhole surgery) but is not reversible. It basically leaves a stomach tube instead of a stomach sack.
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Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding
In Adjustable gastric banding procedure, a hollow band made of special material is placed around the stomach near its upper end, creating a small pouch and a narrow passage into the larger remainder of the stomach. The band is then inflated with a salt solution. It can be tightened or loosened over time to change the size of the passage by increasing or decreasing the amount of salt solution.
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Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
In Gastric Bypass procedure, a small stomach pouch is created to restrict food intake. Next, a Y-shaped section of the small intestine is attached to the pouch to allow food to bypass the lower stomach, the duodenum (the first segment of the small intestine), and the first portion of the jejunum (the second segment of the small intestine). This bypass reduces the absorption of nutrients and thereby reduces the calorie intake.
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Revisional Bariatric Surgery
For many patients, weight loss surgery provides long term weight loss with improvement of health and quality of life. For some patients, however, their weight loss surgery does not always provide the desired results. For these patients, revisional bariatric surgery may be an option.
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The ORBERA® Managed Weight Loss Program is a medical procedure for weight loss that focuses on developing long term, sustainable, healthy habits. The comprehensive, two-part program starts with a soft, intra-gastric balloon placed in your stomach for six months to encourage portion control. Our team of experts are here to support & help guide you through the process.
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Robotic Bariatric and Gastric Surgery
Bariatric and gastric surgery is performed to achieve weight loss in morbidly obese individuals who have failed conventional methods of diet and exercise. There are different types of bariatric surgery but it generally involves reducing the size of the stomach and bypassing a part of the intestine which results in early satiety and malabsorption. These surgeries may now be performed using robotic technology which enables your doctor to use minimally invasive methods while improving dexterity and precision.
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