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When non-surgical weight loss options like diet and exercise have been exhausted, surgical options may be the next approach. Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB) is a very common procedure and can help avoid life-threatening weight-related conditions.
A gastric bypass procedure is performed by an expert that will create a smaller stomach which is then attached to the small intestine. Gastric bypass is a serious procedure and it’s recommended to continue with a healthy lifestyle after treatment to ensure long-term success.
Candidates for Gastric Bypass surgery have not been successful with other non-surgical treatments. Being overweight is not a qualifying factor by itself. Working with an expert through a screening process is necessary in order to determine candidacy.
A variety of factors that can indicate gastric bypass surgery may be a good option for patients, including: