Duodenal Switch Surgery Explained

Duodenal Switch Surgery Explained

What is Duodenal Switch Surgery?  This is a weight loss operation that is very popular because it allows patients to eat a near normal meal while experiencing considerable long term weight loss. With this operation, most of the stretchable part of the stomach is removed permanently, but its basic structure remains the same. Patients are able to lose weight both by malabsorption and restriction of food intake.  How Is It Performed?  During the operation, a surgeon permanently removes 85% of the stretchy upper and outer part of the stomach. This…

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