The Downside Of Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery is one of the bariatric surgical procedures for reduction of stomach volume. It is generally advised for people whose Body Mass Index is above 35, who don’t respond to conventional diet and exercise and now face life threatening health risks. But this method of weight loss comes with its own set of […]

Complications of Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery is often the last hope for patients who suffer from weight-related complications.  Patients often have a dramatic improvement in their weight and health shortly after surgery.  The decision to undergo surgery, however, should not be taken lightly.  One should first fully understand the risks of gastric bypass surgery.   After […]

Gastric Bypass Surgery – Knowing the Risks

Like any other type of elective surgery, gastric bypass surgery comes complete with its own set of risks. In fact, 10 to 20 percent of gastric bypass patients require follow-up surgery to correct a complication of the original weight loss surgery, according to the National Institutes of Health. The following list covers the most serious […]