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Benefits of Gastric Bypass Roux-en-Y

Average Weight Loss is Usually Higher

  • Average excess weight loss is usually higher than with purely restrictive procedures.

  • One year after surgery, weight loss can average 77% of excess body weight. After 10 to 14 years, some patients have maintained 50-60% of excess body weight loss.

  • 96% of certain associated health conditions (back pain, sleep apnea, high blood pressure, diabetes and depression) were improved or resolved according to a 2000 study of 500 patients.