Bariatric Surgery Procedures

Learn About Bariatric Surgery Procedures: RNY, VSG, DS, Lap-Band With 12 Articles

February 18, 2021

If you're researching bariatric surgery procedures, pre-op, or post-op of the Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RNY), Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG), Duodenal Switch (DS), or Lap-Band (Band), you'll be able to learn more about each of the procedures.

We've put together 12 articles to provide you with information on the mainstream of bariatric surgery procedures to support regardless of what stage you're at. 

Bariatric Surgery Procedures: Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RNY)

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12 Things You Should Know About RNY Gastric Bypass

If you are an RNY Gastric Bypass pre-op, post-op, or researching it, check out the 12 key things you should know from a bariatric surgeon's experience! 
Author: Dr. Ayotunde Adeyeri

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Enlarged RNY Gastric Bypass Pouch: What You Need To Know

An enlarged pouch can result in weight regain after RNY Gastric Bypass weight loss surgery. Learn what you need to know!
Author: Dr. Husain Abbas

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Does Malabsorption of the Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Change Over Time?

What happens to the malabsorption of the RNY pouch over the years? Learn if there are any changes to the malabsorption of the Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass!
Author: Dr. Jeffrey Baker

Check out more information about the RNY and Before & After of RNY Post-Ops!

Bariatric Surgery Procedures: Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG)

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14 Things You Should Know About the VSG Surgery

Whether you're pre-op, post-op, or considering the VSG surgery, check out these 14 things that you should know about the Vertical Sleeve!
Author: Dr. Guillermo Alvarez

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Vertical Sleeve – Does Bougie Size Matter?

For the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy bariatric surgery, check out the info and video about the bougie size after having VSG and weight loss!
Authors: Dr. Rodolfo Wilhelmy and Dr. Edgar Campos 

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Tool

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy – A Powerful Tool for Transformative Weight Loss

Check out the information and success of a patient that had the VSG procedure. The VSG post-op shares about her journey!
Author: Dr. Brad Watkins 

Check out more information about the VSG and Before & After of VSG Post-Ops!

Bariatric Surgery Procedures: Duodenal Switch (DS)

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17 Things You Should Know About the Duodenal Switch (DS)

The outcomes from the Duodenal Switch show it is an excellent procedure for losing weight and maintenance. Read the 17 important things to know about the DS!
Author: Dr. Ara Keshishian

Physiology of the Duodenal Switch

Anatomy and Physiology of the Duodenal Switch (DS)

If you are a Duodenal Switch post-op or pre-op, you need to know the anatomy and physiology of a DS. Read more so you understand it completely!
Authors: David F. Greenbaum, MD, FACS and Barbara Metcalf RN, CBN 

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What Are The Differences Between SADI and DS?

There are commonalities between the BPD, DS, and SADI procedures but they are not the same. Read about each procedure, differences, plus the pros and cons! 
Author: Laura Doyon MD

Check out more information about the Duodenal Switch and Before & After of DS Post-Ops! 

Bariatric Surgery Procedures: Lap-Band

13 Things To Know About Living With the Lap-Band

Dr. Fielding is a Lap-Band post-op and shares his professional expertise and as a patient. This is a helpful resource for anyone living with the Lap-Band! Read what you need to know!
Author: Dr. George A. Fielding

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The Lessons I’ve Learned, Living with the Lap-Band

James shares his experience of how it is to be living with Lap-Band WLS. James has lost 142 pounds! Read his WLS journey as a Lap-Band post-op!
Author: James Habourn, Lap-Band post-op

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What to Expect from a Lap-Band Revision to VSG, RNY, or DS

Many Lap-Band post-ops are considering a Lap-Band Revision. Find out about revisions to VSG, RNY, or DS!
Author: Dr. Andrea S. Bedrosian

Check out more information about the Lap-Band and Before & After of the Band Post-Ops! 

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