GUEST POST: Although the Roux-en Y gastric laparoscopic bypass is associated with long-term weight loss, some patients will regain weight due to an enlarged pouch and/or stoma . In an interview with Bariatric News, Dr Jan Willem Greve from the Zuyderland Medical Center Heerlen and Dutch Obesity Clinic South, The Netherlands, discusses the reasons
If you’re a new visitor the website and are researching the ways to combat your obesity then the guest feature below will help. It explores the ways that we can consider to reduce our weight on a practical everyday level and has some good ideas to put into practice whilst pre-op. If many of these
Many patients today are offered the bypass or sleeve as a WLS op and we have covered the differences between them before (see here). Part of the consideration for patients is undoubtedly weight loss – will the sleeve offer comparable results as the bypass? We asked our friends at Ramsay Health the same question. Here’s what they
The need for more research into the short and long term consequences of protein and nutritional deficiencies is welcomed by everyone. The latest, outlined below, indicates an equally strong need for gastric band patients to have a regime to follow to prevent problems further down the wls road as that of bypass patients.
After bypass surgery have you found that you have no craving for sugar? This has been documented many times and no one is sure how and why it works. The research below poses a few questions and suggests some answers. The outcome of further research could mean that some action might be possible in