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Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass


  • In this procedure, a small portion of the stomach is sewn or stapled together to make a small pouch (roughly the size of an egg) to limit food intake
  • It also bypasses part of the intestines to reduce calorie absorption

Expected Outcomes / Benefits:

  • Intestines are rerouted
  • Fewer calories and nutrients absorbed
  • Rapid weight loss
  • Diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea and coronary artery disease symptom improvement

For more information or to see if you are a candidate for Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass, please call Weight Loss Solutions at 573-331-3993

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