mini gastric bypass





quick facts

Procedure Type

Surgical

Anesthesia

General Anesthesia

Duration

3 hours

Recovery Period

5-7 days




about

The Mini Gastric Bypass (MGB), also known as the One-Anastomosis Gastric Bypass (OAGB), is a bariatric surgery procedure that is known to deliver excellent results in terms of weight loss. It is an easier and quicker surgical procedure than the traditional Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. The mini gastric bypass involves dividing the stomach laparoscopically and then connecting the initial part to the small intestine thus “bypassing” the passage of food through the rest of the stomach. With the reduced stomach size, you need to eat less food, and that results in weight loss.




The mini gastric bypass surgery is a restrictive bariatric surgery, which means that it reduces the amount of food your stomach can take in by surgically reducing the size of your stomach via the “bypass” created from a section of the stomach to the small intestine. It is also a malabsorptive bariatric surgery, which means that it limits food absorption by the small intestine by bypassing a section of it. Because of reduced food intake and reduced food absorption, you lose weight over time.

Studies have shown that the mini gastric bypass can cause the reversal of Type 2 diabetes in a significant percentage of morbidly obese patients. The Mini Gastric Bypass is often viewed as an alternative to the Roux en-Y procedure due to its relative simplicity and low complication rate, combined with having shown good results for patients in remission from Type 2 diabetes.



THE PROCEDURE

First developed as a modification of the standard Billroth II procedure, the MGB reshapes the existing stomach into a long narrow tube stomach that sits on the stomach’s right border. A loop of the small gut is then brought up and anastomosed to this stomach tube at a point approximately 1.80 to 2 meters from the start of the intestine; the entirety of the intestine is around 20 meters.



Who is a good candidate for a mini gastric bypass?
The procedure has shown excellent results for patients with Type 2 Diabetes, with evidence indicating it can even prompt remission. Overall, the mini gastric bypass surgery is suitable for overweight and obese people with a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or above.

How much weight can be lost with a mini gastric bypass?
Most patients tend to lose between 50 to 80 per cent of their excess weight within the first 12 months after undergoing the surgery.



surgeons

Dr Girish Juneja - Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgeon

General, Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgeon

Hugely qualified, experienced and respected general/ laparoscopic surgeon with advanced specialization in weight loss surgeries; expert in sleeve gastrectomy, lapband, gastric bypass, gastric balloon & more


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about

The Mini Gastric Bypass (MGB), also known as the One-Anastomosis Gastric Bypass (OAGB), is a bariatric surgery that is known to deliver excellent results in terms of weight loss. It is an easier and quicker surgical procedure than the traditional Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. The mini gastric bypass involves dividing the stomach laparoscopically and then connecting the initial part to the small intestine thus “bypassing” the passage of food through the rest of the stomach. With the reduced stomach size, you need to eat less food, and that results in weight loss.




patient safety assurance

Cocoona is the only clinic in all of UAE that offers free patient safety assurance. What this means for you is that you will be covered for specified post-operative complications up to AED 50,000. This is like an insurance cover with a limit of AED 50,000. Click here for details.

Now, that you have more information about mini gastric bypass, you need to make the decision about choosing the best bariatric surgeon and clinic for getting your surgery done.

For answers to any questions regarding mini gastric bypass in Dubai, call us on 800-362636 or +9714 3884589 or complete the appointment form or email: hello@cocoona.ae.





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Dear Lovely Staff of Cocoona, I love the environment of the Clinic, staff is so beautiful & positive always smiling. And Dr. Sanjay is the best, friendly, positive & smart. I am very happy with the procedure that I have done & I strongly recommend anyone who is reading these to please “go for it”. Mini and the other Nurses around are dolls, cute and positive. Love the All!
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