Bariatric and metabolic surgery techniques, obesity operations
Gastric Balloon consists in a soft silicon balloon which is introduced in the stomach and filled with gas or serum.
POSE / APOLLO methods
(Stomach reduction without surgery)
The weight loss (stomach reduction) with pose and apollo methods consists in suture and fold the stomach reducing its volume.
(Obesity Treatment with surgery)
The gastric plicature consists in a PERMANENT reduction of the somach's volume, hence managing to loose weight.
ADJUSTABLE GASTRIC BAND
The adjustable gastric band consists in placing a soft silicon ring around the stomach's entrance by a surgical procedure.
The gastric sleeve consists in the removal of 80% of the patient's stomach, which is left as a tube-type form.
The gastric bypass consists in creating a small stomach and bypass of the patient's small intestine.
(DIABETES TYPE 2)
In order to treat type 2 diabetes (metabolic surgery) we usually employ the gastric bypass shortened to DMT2.
BARIATRIC REVISION SURGERY
The bariatric revision surgery done in patients consists in transforming a bariatric technique implemented in a different one