Gastric Bypass Surgery

Putting it All Together

Gastric bypass surgery or gastric stapling is the treatment of choise for patients with visceral (internal) obesity. These patients are placed on a gastric diet protocol before surgery.

As demonstrated on network television, patients who have abdominal wall obesity are good candidates for large volume abdominoplasty and liposuction. This will result in immediate and dramatic weight loss within 4 hours with return to work in 2-3 weeks. When plication of the fascia is performed, these patients will have a smaller stomach volume and will be able to keep the weight off.

Patients who do not seek surgery, are placed on a medically supervised weight loss protocol. This protocol consists of prescription diet pills, medically prescribed diets and monitored exercise program.

below), abdominoplasty alone can achieve immediate and lasting weight loss with better quality of life than gastric bypass.