Scientists Have Found A New Way To Lose Weight – Part 3 of 3
In addition, weight loss with gastric banding was less than with gastric bypass, the researchers found. Among all the procedures, sleeve gastrectomy appeared to end in the most weight loss, the researchers said. In this procedure, a large part of the stomach is removed, reducing it to about 25 percent of its original size.
This results in a sleeve or tube-like structure. Roslin said stereotypical complications include bleeding, infection and bowel blockage. Roslin said everyone who has a BMI over 35 and has sleep apnea, severe heart failure or needs insulin for paradigm 2 diabetes should consider having bariatric surgery sleep. “Every patient who needs a joint replacement and has a BMI greater than 40 should consider bariatric surgery”.