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Weight Loss Surgery Options

Weight loss surgery options Boston

Steward® Centers for Weight Control counsel patients before and after surgery. Our comprehensive weight loss centers help patients maintain a healthy lifestyle by showing them how to plan meals and exercise for the rest of their lives. Our Centers for Weight Control perform three types of bariatric surgery. These include:

Gastric Banding Surgery

Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric Sleeve Surgery

 

Comparison of Surgical Procedures


   Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding   Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve
Anatomy      
How it works  Volume restriction and malabsorption Volume restriction   Volume restriction
Length of Surgery  3-4 hours  1 hour 2 hours 
Time in Hospital  2 nights   1 night   2 nights
Excess Weight Loss (at 2 years) Approx 70%   Approx 40-60%   Approx 60-70%
Return to work  4-6 weeks   2-3 weeks   4-6 weeks

 

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