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Gastric Bypass Abroad

Details of leading international hospitals performing Gastric Bypass Surgery to foreign patients.

Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Bariatric surgery is an option if you have severe obesity and have not been able to lose enough weight to improve your health using other methods or have serious obesity-related health problems.

Listed bariatric surgeon:

Dr. Norberto Gandara Adan

Head of General Surgery and Digestive Surgery

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Gastric Bypass

15,700 US$

Medipol Mega University Hospital

Medipol Mega Hospital Complex is a modern medical facility with four specialist hospitals and an extensive selection of high caliber medical devices available for use. The hospital provides treatments in a wide variety of medical fields in its 470 bed facility.

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Gastric Bypass

7,000 - 12,000 US$

Hospital Velmar

A small multi specialty hospital located in the town of Ensanada, Mexico. A staff of 50 physicians provides surgical and medical care in over 20 medical specialties. The doctors can speak English, and the hospital provides services to foreign patients.

Listed bariatric surgeon:

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Gastric Bypass

upon request

Infirmerie Protestante de Lyon

Obesity Surgery in Lyon - Clinic of the Protestant Infirmary The Bariatric Surgery Center at Infirmerie Protestante de Lyon is recognized locally, statewide, nationally and even internationally as a top choice for those who are ready for weight-loss surgery.

Listed bariatric surgeons:

Dr. Raspado

General and Digestive Surgeon

Dr. Al Samman

Bariatric and General Surgeon

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Gastric Bypass

upon request

Extensive Gastric Bypass

upon request

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

upon request

Kardiolita Hospital

At Kardiolita Private Hospital, we perform all types of cardiac surgery of various difficulty levels. Our most experienced cardiac surgeons have 40+ years of experience and a record of 5000+ surgeries performed.

Listed bariatric surgeon:

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Gastric Bypass

5,800 US$

My Medical Vacations

My Medical Vacations is an agency specialized in medical tourism, focused on the care of international patients during their visit to Cancún (Mexico).
6 years of operation and more than 2000 patients attended give us the experience to provide an optimal service

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Gastric Bypass

7,000 - 10,000 US$

Hospital Quirónsalud Marbella

This international hospital incorporates prestigious doctors, invests in research and development, technology and continuing education that enhances skills, in facilities, and in an increased operational efficiency in order to provide nothing but the best.

Listed bariatric surgeon:

Dr. Rafael Ruiz Orellana

GIT, Bariatric Surgery - Head of Service

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Gastric Bypass

upon request

Perfection Medical Spa & Plastic Surgery

A plastic and aesthetic surgery center for plastic, cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries, other nonsurgical beauty procedures and postsurgical rehabilitation.

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Gastric Bypass

upon request

Sourasky Medical Center

The Division is affiliated with the Sackler Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University. Physicians hold academic positions, teaching medical students and residents, as well as training specialists in bariatric surgery disciplines.

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Gastric bypass surgery with removal of gastric band

upon request

Gastric bypass surgery with repair of diaphragmatic hernia

upon request

Quirónsalud Madrid University Hospital

Quirónsalud University Hospital in Madrid has 54,000 square meters in a unique building, which unites its practical nature with the comfort of patients and relatives. Quirónsalud University Hospital in Madrid offers 39 medical-surgical specialties

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Gastric Bypass

upon request

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About Gastric Bypass

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is Gastric Bypass Surgery?
Gastric bypass surgery is a weight loss procedure that makes the stomach smaller so it holds less food. Fewer calories are absorbed by the body because the food is no longer processed in the stomach and part of the small intestine.
Gastric bypass surgery is also known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

What are the types of Gastric Bypass Surgery?
The most common Gastric Bypass procedures are:

  • Open procedure:
    • The surgeon makes a large cut in the abdomen and performs the bypass through the incision.
    • The surgeon makes the stomach smaller by dividing it into a top pouch with staples.
    • The stomach is then connected to the middle of the small intestine and bypasses the stomach and upper part of the small intestine.
  • Laparoscopic procedure:
    • The surgeon uses a laparoscope through small incisions to guide small instruments in making the bypass.
    • The stomach is made smaller with staples and is then connected to the middle of the small intestine in the same way as the open procedure.

Who is a suitable candidate for Gastric Bypass Surgery?
Gastric bypass surgery is suitable for people with a BMI of 40 or more, or a BMI of 35 or more with a medical condition related to obesity such as diabetes or heart disease.

What are the chances of success with Gastric Bypass Surgery?
According to statistics from the Mayo Clinic, people can lose around one third of their excess weight in one to four years following gastric bypass surgery.
Weight is lost more quickly following surgery and decreases over time.
Sticking to a healthy diet and taking exercise increases the chances of success.

Duration of procedure/surgery : Gastric bypass surgery takes between 1 and 3 hours to complete.

Days admitted : Patients are normally admitted for 3 to 5 days following gastric bypass procedure.

Anesthesia : General anesthesia

Recovery : Recovery from a gastric bypass surgery procedure generally takes between 4 and 6 weeks.

Risks : - Damage to the stomach, intestines or other organs. - Leaking between the staples in the stomach. - Breakdown of the stomach pouch. - Nutrition problems from low iron and vitamin levels. - Gallstones. - Blood clots.

After care : - You will only have liquids for the first one to three days following gastric bypass surgery. - Wear compression stockings to prevent deep vein thrombosis. - Take over-the-counter pain killers for pain relief. - You will only be able to eat very small amounts of food following gastric bypass surgery and need to avoid simple sugars such as soft drinks and candy. - You must chew your food thoroughly when you eat.

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