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Gastric bypass

Introduction: Gastric bypass

Description of Gastric bypass

Gastric bypass: Surgical procedure in which the STOMACH is transected high on the body. The resulting small proximal gastric pouch is joined to any parts of the SMALL INTESTINE by an end-to-side SURGICAL ANASTOMOSIS, depending on the amounts of intestinal surface being bypasses. This procedure is used frequently in the treatment of MORBID OBESITY by limiting the size of functional STOMACH, food intake, and food absorption.
Source: MeSH 2007

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  • Gastroileal Bypass

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Gastric bypass

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Gastric bypass

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