Bariatric Surgery

You have options when it comes to weight loss surgery.

Here’s what you need to know about the different types of bariatric surgeries:

Gastric Banding Sleeve Gastrectomy Bypass
Surgery Time Less than 1 hour About 1 hour About 1.5 hours
Hospital Stay Overnight 2-3 days 2-3 days
Recovery 10 days 2-6 weeks 2-6 weeks
Is the surgery reversible? Yes No No
Dumping syndrome?A large amount of sugar may cause diarrhea and sweating No No Yes
Speed of Weight Loss Slowest weight loss In the middle Fastest weight loss
Amount of Weight Loss Least weight loss In the middle Most weight loss
Lab Testing Regaular testing required

 

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