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Gastric Bypass Surgery | Laparoscopic Roux en Y Gastric Bypass Surgery

About the Gastric Bypass Process

If you have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or more (“morbidly obese” or “super obese) along with serious obesity-related health problems like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, Type 2 diabetes and sleep apnea and are looking for a reliable surgical option for rapid and long-lasting weight loss, Gastric Bypass is the Gold Standard option for you.

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Time Required

Time Required

1.5-2.5 Hours





Pain Level

Mild to Moderate

Hospital Stay

Hospital Stay

1-2 Days



3-4 Days

Success Rate


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The Gastric Bypass Advantage

Gastric Bypass today is a major weight-loss surgery that uses minor incisions.

Unlike conventional “open” gastric bypass surgery, which often requires a foot-long incision, laparoscopic Gastric Bypass surgery avoids any large incisions.

Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass surgery (Roux-en-Y) is generally considered to be the best and a long-term surgical procedure for the treatment of morbid obesity. Weight loss is achieved by reducing the functional portion of the stomach to a pouch about the size of an egg and by bypassing about 100 cm. to 150 cm. of small intestine.

What is Gastric Bypass Procedure

In a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, the stomach is made smaller by creating a small pouch at the top of the stomach using surgical staples or a plastic band. The resulting pouch is only about the size of a walnut and can hold about one ounce of food. After the pouch has been created, most of the stomach and part of the intestines are bypassed by attaching (usually stapling) part of the intestine to the small stomach pouch. As a result, a gastric bypass patient cannot eat as much and absorbs fewer nutrients and calories.

Combining Restrictive and Mal-absorptive elements

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass works by combining both restrictive and mal-absorptive elements.

The restrictive element can be achieved by stapling the stomach into two sections. The top section becomes a small pouch that serves as the “new” stomach. The small size of this newly formed stomach is so reduced that it “restricts” or limits the amount of food intake and also provides a feeling of fullness and satisfaction with smaller portions of food. The lower section of the stomach no longer receives, stores, and mixes food but remains functional by continuing to secrete digestive juices.

The mal-absorptive element in gastric bypass is achieved by surgically dividing the small intestine in a certain area. Once divided, the lower part of the intestine (jejunum) is pulled up to directly connect to the small pouch or “new” stomach. As a result, when food is eaten, it enters the “new” stomach, then travels into the jejunum, first “bypassing” the upper part of the intestine. The effect of bypassing the upper portion of the intestine decreases the amount of calories and nutrients that are absorbed into the body.

The Roux-en-Y gastric bypass may be performed with a laparoscopy rather than through an open incision. This procedure uses several small incisions and three or more laparoscopic, small thin tubes with video cameras attached, to visualize the inside of the abdomen during the operation.

Laparoscopic Roux en Y Gastric Bypass Surgery in Mumbai, India

ALLURE MEDSPA:The Best Place for a Gastric Bypass

Gastric bypass surgery at Allure MedSpa can be performed laparoscopically for some patients. This latest highly popular technique offers a reduced rate of complications, minimizes scarring and may improves comfort and shortens recovery time.

At Allure MedSpa, patients undergoing Gastric Bypass can expect the finest care from a team of truly talented medical specialists under the able guidance of renowned Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Milan Doshi.

In the right hands, this is a very safe procedure. Our results are consistently one of the best in the world and rank among the very top in the country. Most patients lose weight quickly and continue to do so for as long as 18 to 24 months after the procedure. Most patients lose 75% of their extra weight. As a result of this weight loss, many patients achieve greatly improved health.


The Gastric Banding procedure is done under general anesthesia. At AMS, we understand how critical anesthesia is to a surgery. Hence we have highly trained anesthetists who administer it with minutest care and ensure you have a discomfort free surgery.

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Hospital stay for a Gastric Bypass is usually 48 – 72 hours.

Many patients return to normal activity within two and a half weeks

Full surgical recovery usually occurs within about three weeks.

Gastric Bypass Surgery Cost

Allure MedSpa which is renowned for its state-of-the-art internationally acclaimed services,offers affordable and cost effective bariatric procedures. To know more about the cost of your procedure request a consult by filling the form below.Your consultation is your chance to ask questions about Gastric Bypass surgery and put your mind at rest.

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Quick Facts about Gastric Bypass Surgery

Are you the right fit for the procedure?

If you have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or more (“morbidly obese” or “super obese) along with serious obesity-related health problems like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, Type 2 diabetes and sleep apnea, your surgeon will review your specific health issues and concerns and evaluate all your chances and help you take the right decision.

Comprehensive care, before, during & after surgery

At Allure MedSpa, we don’t simply provide surgical solutions to obesity; we recognize your needs extend beyond the surgical procedure itself.

Our dedicated post-surgical section is designed with your comfort and care in mind. Our entire staff from to the expert team of anesthesiologists to nurses, will ensure you are treated with utmost care and warmth.

The Aftercare Advantage

Our comprehensive aftercare program focuses on your unique, individual needs. A nurse, dietitian and fitness advisor work with you to provide all the help, support and expert advice you require to alter your behaviors and your relationship with food by creating an individual aftercare plan specific to you.

Your postoperative program will include:

  • Ongoing lab work, including vitamin level analysis
  • Discussion of diet, exercise & supplements
  • Customized individual eating plan
  • Dietician support
  • Access to psychological support

Pre-operative requirements in order to undergo surgery

  • You must have a dietician evaluation.
  • In addition to a complete medical history, you will undergo blood tests or other diagnostic tests.
  • You may be asked to begin exercising and alter your diet some weeks before surgery.
  • If you’re a woman of child-bearing age, you may receive birth control counselling so that you do not become pregnant in your first year after surgery due to the risk to the fetus from rapid weight loss.

Patient preparation before weight loss surgery

You might be advised to:

  • Quit smoking and discontinue the use of all tobacco and nicotine products as it may lead to delayed wound healing after the surgery.
  • Drink more water and limit other beverages.
  • Stay mentally and physically fit by focusing on your health.
  • Not to eat or drink anything for 10-12 hours before surgery and have a light dinner because the stomach must be empty before anesthesia.
  • Ask a friend or family members to be at the hospital during the surgery for support.

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  • Plan your travel dates and simultaneously check with us for doctor’s availability on those dates.
  • Send us a copy of your air tickets
  • We shall accordingly plan your consultation and Concierge service (optional) and get back to you with all details

Allure MedSpa concierge service

Allure MedSpa’s clientele comprises of local, out-of-town patients. A good percentage of patients also “fly-in” from out of the country to have surgery with our renowned surgeons.

We are pleased to offer and arrange comfortable lodgingrestaurant, and commuting to ensure a memorable pre-and post-surgical experience for our out-of-country patients. Please feel free to contact the Counselor via +91 9869041559 for assistance with any of your travel and planning needs.

After effects

Most patients lose weight quickly and continue to do so for as long as 18 to 24 months after the procedure. Most patients lose 75% of their extra weight.

Results will last for

Most patients lose weight quickly and continue to do so for as long as 18 to 24 months after the procedure. Most patients lose 75% of their extra weight. As a result of this weight loss, many patients achieve greatly improved health.

Compared to all the types of bariatric surgery, gastric bypass is the one of the best in terms of long-term success.

Next consultation if required

At Allure MedSpa, our support doesn’t end when you achieve your weight-loss goals. Lifelong follow-up with our multidisciplinary team is encouraged, helping you to achieve and maintain optimal results.For more information on weight-loss surgery and our extensive aftercare program or to Book an appointment, call Allure MedSpa at: 022 – 26732961/62/63

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Gastric Bypass Surgery FAQS

Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) is one of the least invasive operations available for obesity. It’s done with a few tiny abdominal cuts, instead of with one large cut. The surgeon puts instruments through the cuts. One of those instruments is a laparoscope, a tool with a tiny camera. The surgeon uses these tools to place a band around the top portion of the stomach, leaving a very small pouch available for food. The small pouch means that you feel full after eating only small amounts of food. This will help you lose weight. As its name suggests, the procedure can be adjusted and even reversed.

Laparoscopic surgery carries fewer risk factors than open surgery because you don’t need a major cut, or incision. Although complications from surgery are less common with laparoscopic surgery, they could include blood clots, bleeding, or infection. Other LAGB complications can include band slippage, puncturing the stomach, or blocking the flow of food through the band.

Your doctor will make sure that you are a good candidate for LAGB. You should also get surgical clearance from your own health care provider. It is not unusual to have an office visit, blood work to test for nutritional deficiencies and other problems, and an electrocardiogram (ECG) to make sure you have no pre-existing problems.If you’re a smoker, you must quit before surgery and should not start again.

You will have general anesthesia during the surgery.The surgeon will make several small cuts in your abdomen so he or she can put in the necessary surgical instruments.A gastric band made of a special rubber material will be put in place around your stomach and then tightened so that the upper part of the stomach forms a small pouch.The surgeon will leave a small port under the skin of your stomach. If the size of the pouch needs to be increased or decreased, a doctor can insert a needle into the port and inflate or deflate the band, which works like a balloon, and compresses the channel in the stomach around which the band has been placed.LAGB usually takes 30 to 60 minutes.

Yes, every person meets the dietician before the surgery. The dietician will help you to learn the techniques of healthy eating that will help you to maintain a healthy diet. It is best to eliminate sweets and fatty substances to maintain a healthy weight.

Yes, it is a very safe surgery. The incisions made in the surgery is quite small. No foreign element is introduced in the body and no removal of skin and tissues is done. With a little amount of exercise and consuming balanced diet will help in maintaining your weight. Dr. Milan Doshi will discuss about its side effects during the consultation process.

The surgery takes an hour to conclude and the patients typically spend less than 24 hours in the hospital. In a week’s time the patients can resume with their work. In six months the patient can start with their daily exercises.

It varies from person to person. However, you will have to follow certain discipline for a quicker weight loss. You should be committed to your new lifestyle and good eating habits. It is important to set achievable target of weight loss at the beginning of the surgery. Otherwise, you will be disappointed. Your main aim should be to get more fitter each passing day.

The surgery will not affect any type of physical activity such as aerobics, yoga or any form of exercise. However, you should avoid it immediately after the surgery. Your surgeon will advice you about it.

The band is not supposed to be removed. After the removal your stomach will generally return to its original shape. There is possibility that you might get back to your original shape or gain weight after it is removed.

Becoming pregnant gets easier if you lose weight. Good news is that the menstrual cycle will also become regular. The band can be loosened and adjusted if you feel like eating more during the pregnancy. The band can be made tighter after the pregnancy so that you can resume losing weight.

Alcohol has a high number of calories. Therefore it should not be made a regular habit. Occasional drinking is fine.

For an estimate on how surgery will cost, we recommend you to call us on +919869041559 or fill an enquiry form so that we can contact you for detailed discussion.