Who should have the gastric bypass surgery?
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Who should have the gastric bypass surgery?


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https://www.mgb-surgery.com/ - The MGB surgery (Mini Gastric Bypass) is a short, simple, successful and inexpensive technique in weight loss surgery. The operation usually takes less than an hour and the hospital stay is usually less than 24 hours. With excellent long term weight loss, minimal pain and the option for reversal or revision should the need ever occur, it’s not surprising that people from all across America are choosing the MGB surgery as their Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass procedure over other types of weight loss surgery.
Driven by his desire to offer hope and assistance to the growing number of obese patients, Dr. Hargroder underwent personal training in the MGB surgery procedure by the surgeon who developed the procedure.
If you are interested in the MGB surgery, there are three great options for learning more and getting started:
Schedule and Intro Call with Carla (Patient Care Coordinator and MGB patient)
Attend a Seminar
Watch the Video Series



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Published 18 November 2017
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Who should have the gastric bypass surgery?
Gastric bypass surgeryis a very common surgery used for purposes of weight loss. Together with other types of weight loss surgery, the procedures are called Bariatric surgery. Usually, they involve making some surgical changes to the stomach as well as the digestive system so as to limit how much you are able to eat and also how much of the nutrients are absorbed so as to facilitate weight loss.
Even though the surgery can sound very appealing especially for anyone who has been trying to lose some weight, it is important to appreciate the fact that not just anyone can undergo the surgery. Just like other procedures, you could deal with many health risks as well as side effects after the surgery has been concluded.
Another point worth noting is the fact that the success of the surgery depends on ability to make some changes in lifestyle, before going through this kind of surgery, one has to go through rigorous evaluations and testing so as to find out whether they are suitable for the procedure or not.
The guidelines for surgery
Gastric stomach surgeryas well as other surgeries that aim at weight loss can be categorized as procedures that are life changing. While the surgery can allow you to reduce risks of health problems that are weight related, there are major complications and risks that you should consider. Some of the health problems that can be aided by the surgery include sleep apnea, heart disease, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes.
To go through the surgery, there is a need to meet some medical guidelines. Doctors will carry out some extensive screening processes to ensure you are an ideal candidate.
Who can qualify for surgery?
There are people who can undergo the surgery due to some specific issues that they may have. This includes:
People who have tried to lose weight through exercise and diet but failed miserably
People with a body mass index that is 40 and above
People with a BMI of 35 and above and have some weight related health issue that is very serious. This includes severe sleep apnea, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes.
Teenagers who have been through puberty and with a BMI of 35 and above and with serious health issues that are related to obesity
People with a BMI of 30 to 34 with serious weight related health issues could also be considered for the weight loss surgery.
Evaluation of whether one is ready for the surgery
Even when the above guidelines have been qualified, some medical guidelines have to be checked before the surgery. Most doctors will do extensive screening before they even consider you for the exercise.
There are professionals that should carry out tests, and they include a surgeon, a psychologist, a dietician, and a doctor. They will make their own evaluations to determine if the benefits you will get from the surgery outweigh risks. It is better to be safe than sorry. Take all the tests and let the doctors assure you of safety before taking the procedure.
Bypass stomach surgerymay be the answer to your quest for weight loss. Intense tests and evaluations should be carried out and this helps you determine whether a doctor is qualified or not.