Lap Band or Gastric Bypass

Bariatric surgery can help you get rid of excess fat of your body and helps in leading a healthy lifestyle. This could be either achieved by stapling a small portion of your stomach or by tying the stomach with a band.   Lap band and gastric bypass are the two surgical options for severely obese […]

Gastric Bypass Surgery – Is Surgery The Answer?

You’ve been through endless diet regimes, exercised regularly, and sometimes even gone overboard in the hope of losing weight…and you are still 100 pounds overweight! Maybe it’s time to consider Gastric Bypass Surgery, which is a surgery that limits the amount of food you can take in. Gastric bypass surgery is a surgical procedure to […]

Is Weight Loss Surgery Suitable For You

Weight loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery in medical terminology, refers to a group of gastrointestinal surgical procedures carried out on patients suffering from chronic morbid obesity (i.e., at least 100 lbs overweight, or a body mass index, BMI, of 40 or greater, for more than 5 years). It is used to facilitate weight […]

Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass

Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass as the name suggests is the Gastric Bypass surgery done by laparoscopic technology. Gastric Bypass, also known as Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass is a bariatic surgery in which most of the part of the stomach is surgically stapled across the top to form a small stomach pouch as small as a walnut. This […]