Gastric Bypass

Gastric Bypass

Gastric Bypass

Gastric bypass surgery, also known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, is a type of weight loss surgery that involves creating a small pouch at the top of the stomach and connecting it directly to the small intestine. This procedure is typically performed laparoscopically, which means it is done through small incisions using specialized instruments, including a laparoscope (a thin tube with a camera).

The purpose of gastric bypass surgery is to help individuals with obesity lose weight by reducing the size of the stomach and bypassing a portion of the small intestine. This limits the amount of food that can be eaten at one time and reduces the absorption of calories, leading to weight loss. Gastric bypass surgery is a proven and effective way for individuals with obesity to lose weight, and many people experience significant weight loss within the first year after the procedure.


1.How much weight will I lose?

On average, people can expect to lose about 60-80% of their excess body weight within the first year after gastric bypass surgery.


2.What will my diet be like after the surgery?

After gastric bypass surgery, you will need to follow a specific diet that progresses from liquids to pureed and soft foods before moving on to solid foods.


3.Will I need to take vitamins and minerals after the surgery?

It is important to make sure your body is getting all the nutrients it needs after gastric bypass surgery, and you may need to take a daily multivitamin and mineral supplement, as well as other specific supplements.


4.Are there any potential complications or risks associated with the surgery?

Gastric bypass surgery is a major surgery that carries risks and potential complications, such as bleeding, infection, and leaks from the stomach or intestine. It is important to discuss the risks and benefits with a qualified healthcare provider before making a decision.

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Opr. Dr. Haydar ÖcalPlace and Year of Birth Iğdır/1981 Education and Profession • Ankara University Faculty of Medicine • Ankara Atatürk Training and Research Hospital (General Surgery) • Fırat University Faculty of Medicine (Cancer and Obesity Surgery) Professional Interests 1-Cancer Surgery (Open and Closed Operations) -Esophageal (Eesophageal) Cancer -Stomach Cancers -Pancreatic Cancers -Large Intestine Cancers -Breast Cancer (Surgery Techniques That Maintain Breast Shape (Oncoplastic Surgery) Are Applied in Our Clinic) - Thyroid/ Parathyroid Cancers 2-Laparoscopic General Surgery (Closed Surgery) -Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery - Gallbladder Surgery with Laparoscopic Single Incision (without scar formation) -Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery -Inguinal Hernia Surgery with Laparoscopic Single Incision (without scar formation) -Laparoscopic Reflux Surgery (Stomach Hernia) 3-Obesity Surgery 4-Non-Surgical Pilonidal Sinus Treatment (Regrowth of Hair) Memberships to Scientific Organizations • Turkish Surgery Association • Turkish Bariatric Surgery Association • Endoscopic Laparoscopic Surgery Association • Surgical Oncology Association language English
Opr. Dr. Serdar CivelekOp. Dr. SERDAR CIVELEK General Surgeon   Date of Birth: 1978 Izmir   Education: Ege University, Faculty of Medicine Izmir Tepecik Training and Research Hospital   Experience: Sanliurfa Balikligol State Hospital Izmir Sada Hospitals Gaziantep Ersin Arslan State Hospital Menemen State Hospital İzmir Bakırçay University &Training Hospital   Professional experience: More than 10,000 successful general surgery operations More than 400 successful sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, mini gastric bypass and surgical treatment of type 2 diabetes operations.   Foreign languages: English   Fields of Professional Interests: • Obesity surgery and metabolic surgery • Laparoscopic reflux surgery • Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery • Gastric balloon application • Laparoscopic gastric and intestinal cancer surgeries • Laser Hemorrhoid surgery • Endocrine Surgery • Abdominal and inguinal hernia surgeries • Breast and colon cancer surgeries • Thyroid cancer and goiter surgeries • Surgical Treatment of Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases • Oncoplastic Breast Surgery • Breast Cancer Surgical Treatment • Breast Reduction Surgeries • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Bariatric Surgery and Oncological (cancer) surgery   His academic work and participation: 1- XVII. Turkish colon and rectum surgery congress, 2019 2-Turkish Surgery Association Stapler Training and Use Course, 2013 3-Turkey Yüksek İhtisas Hospital 4. Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery course, 2014 4- Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery course held at Acıbadem University, Center of Advanced Simulation and Education (CASE), February 2015 5- 12. National Endoscopic Laparoscopic Surgery Congress, April 2015 6- Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Congress, November 2015 7- Participated in national surgery congress, 2004,2006,2010,2014,2018 8-Istanbul Breast Cancer Conference, 2003 9- 1st Macromastia and Breast Cancer Surgery Symposium and Course, 2004   Membership in Scientific Organizations: • Turkish Surgery Association • Bariatric Metabolic Surgery Association • Society of Endocrine Surgery • Turkish Colorectal Surgery Association
Opr. Dr. Türker KarabuğaDate of Birth and Place 1975, Isparta Eğirdir Education and Expertise • Akdeniz University Mining Engineering (1994) • Süleyman Demirel University Faculty of Medicine (2000) Experience • Tokat Reşadiye State Hospital (2000-2002) • Isparta Islamköy Health Center (2002-2004) • Medical Lieutenant in Artvin Hopa Border Division (2003) • Konya Bozkır State Hospital (2011-2012) • Medical Park Hospital (2012-2014) • İzmir University Faculty of Medicine, Department of General Surgery / Assistant Professor (2012-2014) • İzmir Private Karataş Hospital (2014-2016) • Izmir Ekol Hospital   Specialization Thesis in Medicine İzmir Atatürk Training and Research Hospital General Surgery Clinic "The Effect of a Simple and Economical Laparoscopic Training Box Model on the Learning Curve of Surgical Assistants" Professional Specialities • Laparoscopic Surgery • Obesity Surgery • Metabolic Surgery • Endocrine Surgery • Colon and Rectum Diseases • Cancer Treatment • Abdominoplasty • Breast Reduction Dr. TÜRKER KARABAĞA'S INVENTIONS • Innovation in Stapler Structure • Double Gastric Balloon Containing Air and Liquid Used in the Treatment of Obesity • Intra-Abdominal Liver Retractor • Sleeve Balloon for Weight Gain After Tube Gastric Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery • There is a patent for “A HANGER NEEDLE” (2013-G-378558) used in laparoscopic surgeries. • Intra Abdominal Airbag • Pyloric stent applied before surgery to prevent leakage in sleeve gastrectomy surgery AWARDS 1. Tansuğ T, Karabuğa T, Bozdag AD. Sling-Needle Designed for Gallbladder Traction During Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. Poster Paper Second Place. 5th Surgical Research Congress. 10-12 December 2009. Ankara. (Second prize) 2. Kara C, Bozdağ AD, Karabuğa T, Koç O. Laparoscopic Stone Collecting Pliers. Aegean Surgery Days, "Innovation Technology and Inventor Surgeons", Patent Competition. 7-8 October 2011, Izmir. (Second prize) 3. Tansuğ T, Karabuğa T, Bozdag AD. Sling-Needle Designed for Gallbladder Traction During Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. Invention competition. 6th Surgical Research Congress, 08-11 December 2011, Ankara. (First prize)
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