The surgery is also known as “Keyhole” Surgery or “Minimally Invasive” Surgery.
Bariatric (Obesity) Surgery includes:
1. Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
In this surgery, 80% of stomach is removed & only small tube-like stomach remains. Its mainly a restrictive type of surgery done for obesity.
2. Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
In this surgery, a very small pouch of stomach is prepared and connected to distal part of intestines. It is both restrictive with malabsorptive surgery.
3. Laparoscopic Mini gastric Bypass / One anastomosis gastric Bypass surgery
In this surgery, bigger pouch of stomach is prepared and connected to loop of intestines. It is both restrictive with malabsorptive surgery.