Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Decreased calorie absorption occurs when the route from the stomach to a portion of the small intestine is bypassed. The stomach is made into a pouch that holds less food. Both the bypass and smaller pouch allow you to eat and absorb less food, resulting in weight loss.
A collar is placed around the upper stomach, reducing the amount that can be eaten. The collar is adjustable and allows you to feel fuller more quickly.
A weight loss procedure that permanently reduces the size of the stomach. The surgery creates a thin "sleeve" of stomach, removing the rest. Patients experience significant weight loss and improvements to their health. The procedure limits the amount of food a person can eat and helps the person feel fuller, sooner.
The Excela Health Bariatric Surgery Center is an
MBSAQIP Accredited Center – Comprehensive.