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What Is Gastric Bypass?

Gastric bypass surgery is a surgical procedure whereby the size of the patient’s stomach is reduced, it works on attaching the upper part of the stomach and immediately diverting it to the small intestine, so the food will go only to the upper section of the stomach. Thus, when the patient eats a little amount of food, he will immediately feel full as if his stomach was filled by plenty of food. This procedure takes between (2-4) hours.

Techniques Used In Gastric Bypass Operation

The gastric bypass is done by surgical methods, in order to reduce the size of the stomach and lose weight.

Candidates For Gastric Bypass Operation

Not everyone is suitable to undergo the Gastric bypass operation, there’re some conditions that must be met, and the most important ones are:

Pre- Gastric Bypass Operation Tips

Before undergoing the Gastric bypass operation, the patient must undergo some procedures first, Such as:

The patient must undergo some medical tests first, to make sure his/her health is good.

Don’t eat or drink anything for (8) hours before the Gastric bypass operation.

Avoid smoking for at least two weeks to a month before the operation.

Stay away from enduring any blood thinners, for example: green tea.

Refrain from all kinds of looters; such as caffeine and Arabic coffee for at least two weeks before the operation.

Refrain from taking any medications which can lead to blood thinning for at least two weeks before the operation.

Post Gastric Bypass Operation Tips

There’re some guidelines and instructions that must be followed by patients who undergo the Gastric bypass operation, the most important of them are:

Stages Of Gastric Bypass

The gastric bypass operation has three main stages:

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