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Sleeve Gastrectomy compared to Duodenal Switch

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

  • Before-Sleeve Gastrectomy vs Duodenal Switch
    After-Sleeve Gastrectomy vs Duodenal Switch
    Sleeve GastrectomySleeve Gastrectomy vs Duodenal SwitchDuodenal Switch
Sleeve Gastrectomy Duodenal Switch
· Approximately 75% of the stomach is removed (irreversible) · Approximately 75% of the stomach is removed (irreversible)
· Full absorption of Fat, Protein and Carbohydrate take place · The small bowel is rerouted to limit Fat and Protein absorption
· Gallbladder not removed · Gallbladder removed

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