WHY CHOOSE THE MINI GASTRIC BYPASS
Simple and successful
Takes less than 1 hour to perform
Hospital stay usually only overnight
Good long term weight loss
An easily reversible and revisable procedure
High resolution of Diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea
HOW MINI GASTRIC BYPASS HELPS YOU LOSE POUNDS
A small stomach pouch is created limiting the amount you can eat
A portion of the small intestine is bypassed. Since the small intestine is responsible for absorbing the calories from food you eat, bypassing a portion of the small intestine results in fewer calories being absorbed, thus creating additional weight loss.
The hormone Ghrelin has been named the "hunger Hormone" because of its significant effect on appetite. Gastric bypass results in a fall in Ghrelin resulting in reduced appetite.