Gastro Intestinal Surgery

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The most common gastrointestinal surgeries at
Medical Malpractice in Puerto Vallarta focus on weight loss. We have highly specialized Bariatricians who can perform many surgeries that will guarantee you eat less and lose weight.

  • Gastric Bypass Surgery is a major gastrointestinal surgery that is often undergone by patients seeking to reduce obesity and type 2 diabetes. As a weight loss (bariatric surgery) surgery, gastric bypass is the leader and provides one with the highest expected weight loss one can hope for.
  • Gastric Banding is a weight loss procedure for patients who suffer with obesity to lose weight. Gastric banding surgery is typically ideal for patients with lower BMIs than patients who are on the high BMI scale. This means that patients who are not candidates for gastric bypass surgery, could be candidates for gastric banding.
  • Gastric Sleeve is a less invasive weight loss surgery procedure performed laparoscopically. Gastric Sleeve uses sutures to restrict the size the stomach.

It is primarily used to treat obesity in patients, with an average of 60 to 70% of excess weight loss in 2 years. Gastric sleeve has also been shown to resolve 80% of type 2 diabetes in individuals.

There are other gastrointestinal procedures available and we encourage you to call us today to consult with a specialist.

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