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Unformatted text preview: different types of bariatric (weight loss) surgery, but the most
Roux en Y Procedure: a small pouch is created in the upper stomach and
attached directly to the small intestine, bypass most of the stomach and
Lap Banding Procedure: a silicone band containing saline is placed around
the upper stomach. It is placed under the skin and is easily inflated,
allowing adjustment. 2. slimband.com
whats the story? BOTH procedures results in 40 50% weight loss within a year of surgery …
due only to smaller/restricted stomach?
1. Why the stomach? If we eat to much, and fast our stomach stretches 16 but fat people stretch their stomach so much
they don't 'feel' full 8 02/03/2012 Hormonal Changes Associated with Gastric Bypass Surgery
• increased PYY levels
• decreased ghrelin levels – this also occurs with gastric banding, but
possibly to a lesser extent
BOTTOM LINE: Changes in key appetite regulating hormones might
contribute to the success of gastric bypass surgery 17 what about changes in microbes ?- the track notices and try and assist more 9...
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2014 for the course BIOL 1080 taught by Professor Dyck during the Winter '11 term at University of Guelph.
- Winter '11