Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass (RGB) Surgery

RouxenYGastric bypass surgery is one of the most time-tested procedures and the gold standard in weight loss surgery. In most cases it can be performed with the daVinci ® Surgical System (or robotics) or laparoscopically for minimal invasion and quicker recovery. View videos of these surgical options.

Key information:

  • Gastric bypass patients typically return to work between two to four weeks
  • Most weight loss occurs over the first 12 to 24 months with an eventual 70% reduction in excess weight
  • Gastric bypass improves many health conditions associated with being overweight

Read about other surgical options available at Franciscan Center for Weight Management:

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