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Graphical Comparison of Weight Loss Surgical Procedures


before
after

 

Duodenal Switch Normal Anatomy
  • Approximately 75% of the stomach is removed (irreversible)
  • Full Volume of the stomach
  • The small bowel rerouted to limit Fat and protein absorption
  • Full absorption of Fat, Protein and Carbohydrate take place
  • Gallbladder removed
  • Gallbladder functions
before
after

 

Sleeve Gastrectomy Normal Anatomy
  • Approximately 75% of the stomach is removed (irreversible)
  • Full Volume of the stomach
  • Full absorption of Fat, Protein and Carbohydrate take place
  • Full absorption of Fat, Protein and Carbohydrate take place
before
after

 

Gastric Bypass (RNY) Normal Anatomy
  • A small pouch of the stomach is connected to a segment of small bowel- No stomach removed
  • Full Volume of the stomach
  • Food enters the small bowel bypassing most of the stomach and the pyloric valve
  • Food passes the pyloric valve in a controlled fashion
before
after

 

Duodenal Switch Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Approximately 75% of the stomach is removed (irreversible)
  • Approximately 75% of the stomach is removed (irreversible)
  • The small bowel is rerouted to limit Fat and Protein absorption
  • Full absorption of Fat, Protein and Carbohydrate take place
  • Gallbladder removed
  • Gallbladder not removed
before
after

 

Duodenal Switch Gastric Bypass (RNY)
  • Approximately 75% of the stomach is removed (irreversible)
  • A small pouch of the stomach is connected to a segment of small bowel- No stomach removed
  • The small bowel is rerouted to limit Fat and Protein absorption
  • Full absorption of Fat, Protein and Carbohydrate take place
  • Gallbladder removed
  • Gallbladder not removed