The gastric bypass omega loop, or mini-gastric bypass, is a simpler alternative to the Roux en-Y procedure with a lower risk of complications and greater chance of sustained weight loss.
The procedure consists of two steps: reduction of the stomach and looping of the small intestine to connect to the smaller stomach.
First, the left part of the stomach is detached along the entire length of the stomach, leaving a long narrow tube. Then a loop of the small intestine is brought up and attached to the stomach tube.
This process bypasses the upper part of the intestine while still enabling drainage of gastric juices from the detached part of the stomach.
The gastric loop procedure has a similar effect to standard gastric bypass surgery but with about half as many complications.
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