Bariatric surgery is a surgical weight-loss method for obese people who are not able to lose weight normally. Tijuana bariatric center offers various types of gastric sleeve surgeries to choose from based on health issues bad requirements.
- Lap banding: In this procedure of laparoscopic gastric banding, an adjustable band is placed around the upper portion of the stomach. An injection is connected to the band through which a fluid flows into the band. It makes the band constrict tighter around the stomach and reduces the food storage capacity of the stomach. It is suitable for people who have a habit of excess eating as they will feel more Fuller even with small food intake
- Gastric bypass surgery: In this procedure, if bariatric surgery, a small part of the stomach is separated and attached to the small intestine in the form of a pouch. The small pouch has less food holding capacity which in turn makes the person feel fuller faster. Due to the bypass of the food, the stomach can absorb fewer calories, preventing obesity. It is recommended for patients with diabetes and heart-burn reflex conditions
- Sleeve gastrectomy: This procedure removes almost 85% of the stomach, converting it into a narrow tube-like structure. Due to its narrowness, a very little amount of food is retained in it and the person quickly feels full. The small size of the stomach release relatively less number of enzymes to stimulate appetite
- Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch: This method is a very rarely used bariatric surgery method to facilitate weight loss. It is quite similar to sleeve gastrectomy as a large portion of the stomach is removed and it is converted into a narrow tube-like structure. But the only difference being that the tube I then connected to the small intestine. It is beneficial for patients with extreme obesity as well as an increased weight due to diabetes