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Normal Anatomy Compared to Duodenal Switch

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  • Before-Normal Anatomy Compared to Duodenal Switch
    After-Normal Anatomy Compared to Duodenal Switch
    Normal AnatomyNormal Anatomy Compared to Duodenal SwitchAfter Duodenal Switch
Normal Anatomy Duodenal Switch
· 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
· Gallbladder functions · Gallbladder removed

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