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South Carolina/Greenville Gastric Bypass Surgeons & Surgery Information

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Gastric Bypass Surgery Overview

Anesthesia: General anaesthetic.
Length of surgery: 1-2 hours
Location of operation: Hospital.
Back to work: 1-2 weeks
Average Price: $20,000-$40,000

Gastric Bypass Procedure Information

This procedure is used to treat morbid obesity, a condition which arises from severe accumulation of excess weight as fatty tissue, and the health problems that arise from it. These procedures are meant as an option for people who are severely obese and cannot lose weight by traditional means or who suffer from serious obesity-related health problems. A gastric bypass procedure consists of a division of the stomach into a little upper pouch and a larger lower remnant pouch. The operation promotes weight loss by restricting food intake and interrupting the digestive process. It is estimated that roughly 150,000 gastric bypass procedures were performed in the US last year.

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Latest Gastric Bypass News

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Health Beat: Bariatric surgery for diabetes
For most of his life, Tim Feree was overweight, tired and frustrated with his health, especially his type-two diabetes. "I would check my blood sugar once or twice a day and take the pills and try to manage my diet," Feree said. But nothing worked until Feree tried gastric bypass surgery. "By losing the weight, the patient's insulin resistance decreases and this results in a very rapid ...
Geisinger study: Overweight boys may benefit from living with adult who has b...
DANVILLE, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A parent's bariatric surgery could be an opportunity to break the cycle of obesity in an overweight son body mass index (BMI) of 85 to 94 according to a Geisinger research study published in the July issue of Obesity. The Geisinger study is considered the largest study of the effect of an adult's Roux-enY (RYGB) gastric bypass surgery ...
Could Gastric Bypass Hypnosis Help You Lose Weight Without Surgery?
"It was so real to me that I actually smelled the operating room..."
Weight-loss surgery: A gut-wrenching question
Gastric-bypass surgery can curb obesity as well as diabetes and a slew of other problems. Researchers are now trying to find out how it works.
Obese County Durham man claims McDonald's job helped him lose over TEN stone
Colin Moore, 27, of Spennymoor in County Durham, was so worried when his weight hit 24st that he asked doctors for gastric bypass surgery.
Weight Loss Surgery May Help Ease Urinary Incontinence
Title: Weight Loss Surgery May Help Ease Urinary Incontinence Category: Health News Created: 7/23/2014 9:35:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 7/23/2014 12:00:00 AM
For Gastric Bypass Patients, Percent of Excess Weight Loss Differs by Race an...
PASADENA, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Non-Hispanic white patients who underwent a gastric bypass procedure lost slightly more weight over a three-year period than Hispanic or black patients, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the journal Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. The study also examined two types of bariatric surgery and found that patients who ...
How weight-loss surgery cures diabetes revealed
Scientists have revealed how diabetes is cured in the majority of patients that undergo gastric bypass surgery and that it can be explained by specialised cells in the intestine that secrete a cocktail of powerful hormones when we eat.
Food capsules - not weight loss surgery - 'could combat the obesity crisi...
Special food supplements which trick the body into thinking the stomach is full could help thousands of people lose weight, researchers in London said today.
Surgical options for weight loss
Cone Healths Bariatric s and Wellness Services offers three different options in bariatric surgery, including adjustable gastric banding (Lap Band), Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and gastric sleeve procedures. Adjustable Gastric Banding (Lap Band) procedure involves the placement of a silicone band around the upper part of the stomach to create a small pouch, which can hold