Mini Gastric Bypass (MGB) Surgery for Morbid Obesity

Mini Gastric Bypass (MGB) Surgery for Morbid Obesity

The mini-gastric bypass procedure has gained popularity in recent years. The mini-gastric bypass was originally developed by Dr. Robert Rutledge in 1997. The mini-gastric bypass is quicker, technically easier and carries a lower complication rate compared to traditional Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery.

The mini-gastric bypass procedure is restrictive and malabsorptive. This means that the procedure reduces the size of your stomach, restricting the amount you can eat. The procedure also reduces absorption of food by bypassing up to 6 feet of intestines. Gastric bypass and the mini-gastric bypass are both malabsorptive and restrictive procedures. Gastric sleeve and the Lap Band are restrictive procedures.

4 thoughts on “Mini Gastric Bypass (MGB) Surgery for Morbid Obesity

  1. Dr. after mini gastric bypass surgery can we discharge patients after 24 hours or its required more time i think this is more complicated surgery rather then others like hernia, appendix etc?

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