Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery

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A type of gastric bypass surgery that reconstructs stomach and upper intestine in Y shape. It is one of the most popular bypass surgeries and set to even reverse the onset of type 2 diabetes. Roux-en Y Gastric Bypass Surgery is usually referred with its acronym RYGB. Doctors might recommended RYGB for low risk individuals with no history of obesity related illness with BMI 40 or high risk individuals with BMI 35 to reduce the onset of obesity related illnesses.