One Anastomosis (MINI) Gastric bypass

Overview : Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery in Dubai

The one-anastomosis gastric bypass surgery is an appealing option that was first performed in 1997.

This gastric bypass surgery is a relatively simple procedure that has been shown to be effective in stimulating weight loss and resolving obesity-related comorbidities. Mini Gastric Bypass in Dubai is a simple technique, has shorter operative times, and has low complication rates, which make it an appealing alternative option, particularly in extremely obese patients.

It has both restrictive and malabsorptive properties. The main difference is that the procedure is less complicated because it bypasses 2m of the small bowel.

In theory, this procedure has a lower risk of staple “leak” than standard Gastric Bypass because it only requires one anastomosis (surgical join), whereas standard Gastric Bypass requires two.

According to some studies, the Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery in Dubai by Dr Nikolas achieves comparable or even better long-term weight loss results than the Gastric Sleeve, Roux-en-Y, and Gastric Bypass.

What exactly is One Anastomosis (MINI) Gastric bypass?

The Mini Gastric Bypass surgery in Dubai entails stapling the stomach from the bottom (known as the antrum) to create a long gastric pouch. The remainder of the stomach remains in place, but food does not enter (hence the name bypass).

The small intestine is then connected to the bottom of this pouch, bypassing the first part.

Gastric bypass surgery in Dubai is typically performed under the influence of general anesthesia. It is carried out laparoscopically through a series of small incisions on the abdomen. The Mini Gastri Bypass Surgery in Dubai by Dr Nikolas may take up to 1.5 to 2 hours.

Ideal candidate for Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery in Dubai

Candidates for Mini Gastric Bypass surgery in Dubai include:

  • People with a BMI greater than 40
  • People with a BMI greater than 35 and at least one obesity co-morbidity
  • Although there is no upper age limit, the mini gastric bypass in Dubai by Dr Nikolas has been found to be riskier after the age of 65 (although an obese but otherwise healthy 70-year-old may be less risky than a 60-year-old with multiple co-existing obesity conditions).
  • The Gastric Bypass in Dubai is preferred by most surgeons over the Mini Gastric Bypass surgery in Dubai because it has been around longer, more staff are trained in the procedure, and there are more studies on long-term outcomes.
  • These include people with severe diabetes or those who are extremely obese (weighing more than 180 kg), as weight loss in the Mini Gastric Bypass has been shown to be slightly higher. Your surgeon will weigh the options that are most appropriate for your situation.
  • Patients with severe reflux may also be candidates for this procedure.

Procedure for Mini Gastric Bypass in Dubai

The procedure for mini gastric bypass in Dubai involves creating a smaller stomach pouch to limit food intake and rerouting a section of the small intestine for some malabsorption of calories.

The surgeon connects the stomach pouch and small intestine, facilitating the flow of food. Patients typically leave the hospital within a day or two, follow a specific diet, and undergo lifestyle changes for successful weight loss. Close monitoring and follow-up appointments are integral to postoperative care.

Challenges regarding the treatment

The Mini Gastric Bypass in Dubai has been developed as a potentially effective alternative to other weight loss surgeries, offering both restriction and malabsorption to achieve weight loss.

However, like any surgical procedure, it may have risks and requires careful consideration of potential benefits and complications.

Patients undergoing this procedure typically need to commit to significant lifestyle changes, including dietary modifications and regular exercise, for successful and sustainable weight loss.

Considering a Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery in Dubai? Consult Dr. Nikolas Valsamidis

Making the decision to undergo a mini gastric bypass surgery in Dubai is not an easy one, but with Dr. Nikolas Valsamidis, you can rest assured that you are in good hands.

His expertise and experience in this field make him a trusted and reliable choice for anyone considering this procedure.

With his personalized approach and commitment to patient care, Dr. Valsamidis will guide you through every step of the process, ensuring your safety and satisfaction.

Take the first step towards a healthier future by consulting with Dr. Valsamidis today.


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