It concludes that one of the most common and effective forms of bariatric surgery, called Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, melts away pounds not - or not only - by re-routing the digestive tract, as long thought, but by changing the bacteria in the gut.
What does RYGB stand for?
RYGB stands for Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass
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AT THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR METABOLIC AND BARIATRIC SURGERY SAN DIEGO--Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass produced long-term weight-loss results that were statistically superior to those of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, based on 10 years' follow-up in a prospective randomized study.
The most common procedures used in the United States are laparoscopic gastric banding (LB, a restrictive procedure) and laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB, a combination of restrictive and malabsorptive procedures).
The most common surgical procedure for treating diabetes in the United States is the laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, more commonly referred to as gastric bypass surgery.
One group had undergone Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery, and the second group included normal obese individuals.
Obese patients who undergo Roux-en-Y gastric bypass have a reduction in cardiovascular risk relative to their untreated peers of up to 79%, based on Framingham risk scores, according to a report in the October 1st issue of the American Journal of Cardiology.
This result equals or surpasses the weight reduction achieved in other Roux-en-Y gastric bypass programs.
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, one of the most common procedures that can be used to cause significant weight loss in obese persons, involves creating a stomach pouch of a small portion of the stomach and attaching it directly to the small intestine, bypassing a large portion of the stomach and duodenum.