Gastric bypass surgery is a type of weight-loss surgery. It's important to understand risks and results of gastric bypass and other types of bariatric surgery.
Learn about a two-part weight-loss procedure that involves making the stomach smaller and reconnecting parts of the small intestine
Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty is a weight-loss procedure done using a flexible tube passed down through the throat — with no external incision.
Gastric bypass is a type of weight-loss surgery. It's important to understand risks and results of gastric bypass and other types of bariatric surgery.
A staged approach helps you meet your nutritional needs after surgery.
After gastric bypass surgery, diet and exercise are crucial for maintaining your weight loss.
Get the skinny on weight-loss surgery, including Roux-en-Y, gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy and duodenal switch.
An intragastric balloon is a silicone balloon filled with saline. It's inserted into the stomach to create a feeling of fullness and aid in weight loss.
Learn about sleeve gastrectomy, a type of weight-loss surgery that involves removing part of the stomach to make it smaller.
Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch is a surgery that reduces the size of the stomach and the intestine to limit food intake and absorption.
In adjustable gastric banding, a band is placed around the upper part of the stomach. Tightening the band limits how much food the stomach can hold.
In this type of gastric bypass, the surgeon creates a small pouch at the top of the stomach, greatly limiting the amount of food the stomach can hold.
Sleeve gastrectomy involves removing part of the stomach. The remaining section is formed into a tube. This tube can't hold as much food.
Weight-loss surgery means you don't have to watch what you eat, right? Wrong. Learn why.