Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Mini Gastric Bypass (MGB) in India – simple, effective, reversible, low risk and low cost!


Mini Gastric Bypass (MGB) in India 

Mini Gastric Bypass (MGB) is a simple, low risk procedure having excellent long term results. And since it’s done Laparoscopically, it induces minimal pain and can be easily reversed or revised. There is however lack of long term research to show mini gastric bypass as the most favoured option to treat morbid obesity.

How does it work mini gastric bypass work?


The procedure involves making the stomach into a long narrow tube along its right border, which is of smaller curvature and is then connected down to the small intestine. This loop reconstruction works safer when placed close to esophagus.


Is mini gastric bypass right for you?


From above, it may sound that mini gastric bypass may be the undisputed choice among the procedures employed for weight loss, but that is not the case. Your surgeon needs to evaluate you before deciding your candidacy for the surgery.

How much weight loss can you expect with mini gastric bypass?


With Mini Gastric Bypass, you may expect to get rid of 60% to 80% over short term and should be able to keep about 60% of excess weight on the long term.

How soon is the recovery after mini gastric bypass?


The procedure normally takes 30 minutes and the stay in the hospital is normally  24 hours, but it’s better to count for 2-3 days at the hospital. Your bariatric surgeon will have you moving after the surgery to avoid any clots. You will be put on liquid diet immediately after the surgery and will gradually be moved back to solid foods. Return to work or daily activities is possible in a week’s time, but you may take it safer and rest for at least 2 weeks for proper healing and recuperation. 

How much is Mini Gastric Bypass in India?


If the price tag of the surgery is huge close to home, you may consider availing mini gastric bypass in India, which is an excellent low cost option. The cost at a good hospital (accredited by IndiCure as its associate) varies from about 8000 USD depending on the surgeon, facility and city you choose to have the surgery done.

Do bariatric surgeons in India specialize in Mini Gastric Bypass surgery?


Mini gastric bypass surgery sounds a great, but since it simple to perform, there may be surgeons who don’t have enough experience or training perform this surgery.  Choosing a bariatric surgeon with right experience and qualification is very important. A surgeon having lots of Roux-en-Y (RNY) gastric bypass surgery experience is even better as he / she would be able to rightly guide which surgery is better specifically for you.

IndiCure has very carefully chosen bariatric surgeons in India who have best of qualifications and trainings in their field and have loads of experience under their belt to provide low cost laparoscopic mini gastric bypass at world class clinics and hospitals that are equivalent to their counterparts in UK or US.

To get a free opinion and plan you weight loss surgery in India, fill in our Obesity Questionnaire or Write at  info@indicure.com, Call at       +91 98184 62127 or +91 93200 36777, Skype at   indicure