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Gastric Bypass Surgery | UnityPoint Health Quad Cities

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass


  • 1 year weight loss 65-70% excess body weight
  • 15 year weight loss maintains 50% excess body weight
  • Rapid weight loss
  • Better weight loss if heavier
  • Long history of proven effectiveness
  • Due to GI hormones-has excellent, rapid cure of diabetes and weight related diseases


  • Most anatomical changes
  • Unable to adjust
  • Very difficult to reverse
  • Nutritional deficiencies may result
  • Possible Dumping Syndrome
  • Longer recovery time
  • Can alter absorption of some medications