Gastric Bypass Surgery
Mini gastric bypass surgery in short MGB is a laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery which is recommended for weight loss treatment. It is very similar in nature to the conventional roux-en-Y (RNY) surgery.
What Is Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery?
What Is Post-Gastric Bypass Surgery Guidance?
you have to follow a liquid diet immediately after gastric bypass surgery. Once you will be able to sip clear non-sugar liquid or apple, grape juice you will be allowed to take the prescribed MGB diet. In the second stage, you will be given protein shake, diluted oatmeal, skim milk, instant potatoes etc.
Mini gastric bypass surgery is a restrictive process and also mal-absorptive. As a result, your food intake will be less and your body will absorb fewer calories and finally, you will lose weight. Following the surgery and for the rest of the life you need to prepare a routine, healthy dietary and exercise chart in consultation with your doctor which may be reviewed periodically. It is equally important to take regular medicines and supplements if prescribed by your doctor like the bariatric multivitamin, vitamin B12, calcium and iron (in case of a woman under menstruating age).
What Is The Complication Of Gastric Bypass Surgery?
Mild discomfort immediately after surgery such as pain from gas, inflammation, swelling etc., is observed which is manageable by proper medication. Few severe side effects like blood clotting, vomiting, infection, pneumonia etc., are observed in very few cases which are reported less than 1%. In such cases, immediate attention has to be drawn to the surgeon for proper remedial measures.