Obesity is a major social issue with ramifications in the
medical profession. It is estimated that one in five people in
the United States of America has been classified as obese.
Morbid obesity is defined as an obese individual whose health
and livelihood is in peril.
Gastric-Bypass surgery is an intrusive surgical operation
involving the stapling of or rerouting of the stomach and
intestines. As a result, food and nutrition bypass the usual
physiological route that food travels through the body. This
surgical procedure is not recommended for everyone that is
overweight. You must be over one hundred pounds overweight and
have gone through several other weight-loss procedures.
Gastric-bypass malpractice occurs when a medical professional
causes harm or personal injury while performing the surgery or
in the after care by not following accepted standards of
Here are several of the main types of gastric bypass
- Open Roux en Y (Rny) (Restrictive with some Malabsorption)
- Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y
- Fobi Pouch (Restrictive with Malabsorption)
- Distal Gastric Bypass (Restrictive with greater
- Biliopancreatic Diversion (BPG)
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