May 26, 2024

Mini Bypass: Boon for Obese Person

Being overweight is never a good option. The interesting part about obesity is that the patient self-pay for their illness. It is like first pay for getting ill then again pays more to get rid of for the same. Obesity increases the risk for many severe health issues like diabetes, certain cancers and heart disease. Gaining excess fat is unsafe for pregnant women as it increases the complication during delivery. It also may lead to various short-term problems.

Types of Problems Linked to Obesity

Obesity can lead one to many life taking diseases like:

  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • Strokes
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Several types of cancer
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sleep apnea
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • Pregnancy problems

Why Mini Bypass

Weight loss surgery helps a lot in lessening the body fat. It aids in lowering the risk of various medical problems. This system was created for reducing the time during operation. It also simplifies the whole process. Using this method reduces the complications. Traditional surgery of gastric bypass resulted in desired weight loss. The whole procedure is quite technical having 7% complication risk and almost no mortality rate. The mini bypass gained a reputation in current years. This method is originally developed by Dr. Robert Rutledge. It is the quickest fat loss system. This process is fully malabsorptive and restrictive. It helps in reducing the size of the stomach and restricts the amount one can eat. It also lessens the food absorption by bypassing which is up to 6ft of the intestine. Both mini-gastric bypass and Gastric bypass are a restrictive and malabsorptive process.

Procedural Steps

The stomach is of the patient is dived with the help of a laparoscopic stapler. In most cases, the stomach is no more attached to esophagus due to which no food is received. The new stomach is now much smaller and its shape is like the small tube. Approx 2-7 feet of the intestines are detoured. The surgeon attaches the remaining intestines to new stomach. Now food flows into the new small tube like stomach and neglects approximately 2-7 feet of intestine, it resumes the normal process of digestion in the remained intestine.

Benefits of Mini Bypass

  • There are a various benefit for Mini bypass, these are as follows:
  • Operating time is comparatively very shorter
  • Re-routing of intestines are very less
  • Very fewer chances of complications
  • Technically and comparatively easier for surgeons to carry out these operations.
  • Recovery and after results are very effective

Most of the surgeons prefer the mini bypass as it is a fast and most effective way of weight loss. It facilitates both patients and doctors. For patients the recovery process is comparatively fast than any other process and forsurgeons because it is very convenient for them to operate patient and reduce the fat using this process. It shows the result very quickly and there is no side effect and life risk for this process.