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Normal Anatomy compared to SADI

Note: Hover over the image left and right to see the before and after views.

  • Before-Normal Anatomy vs SADI
    After-Normal Anatomy vs SADI
    Normal AnatomyNormal Anatomy vs SADISADI
Normal Anatomy SADI
· Full Volume of the stomach · Approximately 75% of the stomach is removed (irreversible)
· Full absorption of Fat, Protein and Carbohydrate take place · The small bowel rerouted to limit Fat and protein absorption
· Small Bowel in one channel · Small bowel is maintained in one loop.
· - · The long term outcome is unknown
· Bile reflux with incompetent pyloric valve · Theoretical chance of Bile reflux gastritis

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