Duodenal switch surgery is a laparoscopic procedure with two components.
First, a smaller, tubular stomach pouch is created by removing a portion of your stomach, very similar to the sleeve gastrectomy.
Then, a large portion of the small intestine is bypassed.
After surgery, three main factors work together to contribute to your weight loss:
The duodenal switch is generally reserved for those who need a more aggressive weight loss surgery approach for large weight loss.
Your surgeon can compare the various weight loss procedure options and discuss the benefits and drawbacks to the different procedures available. It is for those with significant health complications related to weight, including:
If you're ready to get started on your weight loss journey, email or call our Weight Loss Patient Coordinator today at 425.544.2000.
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