Gastric Bypass pp 205-213 | Cite as

Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass: Tricks and Tips

  • Fábio Almeida
  • Juliana Moura
  • Antonio AlvesJr.


Laparoscopic gastric bypass is currently one of the most frequently used operations for metabolic and bariatric surgery. To assure the safety of the procedure, adequate training and the use of specific materials for better performance are imperative. This chapter presents the technical aspects of the operation and ways to facilitate its implementation. Several factors, such as appropriate surgical preparation, anesthesia, patient positioning, surgical team, appropriate materials, trocar positioning, and standardization of the surgical steps, are critical to the safety of the surgery. Types of anastomoses, loop access, anastomosis size, and technical details are also included in facilitating this procedure to be as safe as possible.


Gastric bypass Obesity surgery Laparoscopic surgery Obesity Safe surgery 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fábio Almeida
    • 1
  • Juliana Moura
    • 1
  • Antonio AlvesJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.SIGO – Serviço Integrado de Gastroenterologia e Obesidade and Unit of Bariatric Surgery of University Hospital of Universidade Federal de SergipeAracajuBrazil

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