Undergoing gastric bypass surgery is a very important step. Before undergoing an intervention of this type, it is necessary to know if you are prepared. To do this, the specialist doctor will be in charge of studying the case, taking into account a series of criteria that you must meet to be a candidate for a surgery like this.

CASES IN WHICH GASTRIC BYPASS SURGERY IS RECOMMENDED

Cases in which the body mass index (BMI) is above 35, or those in which there is a relationship between weight and a serious health problem, such as high blood pressure or type 2 diabetes, among others, may be suitable for gastric bypass surgery. Also, those in which exercise and diets have not had an effect to lose weight, for example.

WHAT DO DOCTORS EVALUATE FOR THE GO-AHEAD BEFORE GASTRIC BYPASS?

Before undergoing bypass surgery, doctors make a detailed evaluation of your history with weight and your usual nutrition, if you have health problems that may be affected by the intervention, the psychological state in which you are, your motivations and your age.

REQUIREMENTS FOR A GASTRIC BYPASS

Once approved for this intervention, what other requirements do you need to meet? Among the most important, we find not having any type of contraindication for general anaesthesia. In addition, the doctor will give you some instructions that you must follow to the letter during the months before the operation, which can include from restrictions on food and drinks, to changes in lifestyle (stop smoking, avoid alcohol, starting to do some kind of physical exercise, etc.).

In Laparoscopic Weight Loss Surgery in Vadodara, we always recommend going to a trusted clinic where they can study your case in detail to offer the most appropriate solution and achieve the best results.

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