Life-changing Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass in Florence, Italy
Do you feel like you’re losing the fight against obesity? Are the extra pounds affecting your health, appearance and life? You can win this battle with the laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedure available in one of the most beautiful cities of Italy!
Villa Donatello is a private medical clinic located in the charming city of Florence, Italy. The medical team, highly trained and renowned for its successful outcomes, has an extended experience and professional background and is treating numerous international and local patients every year. The center also features world-class medical equipment and provides a friendly and comfortable environment.
The laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is a minimally invasive procedure which reduces the size of the stomach, by creating a fold (similar to a pocket) within the stomach’s top area. In order to fix this fold, the surgeon uses specially designed staples or a plastic band.
Afterwards, the stomach is connected to the small intestine’s median part, bypassing a large area of the former mass stomach, together with the first section of the intestine (duodenal area).
The procedure’s aim is, therefore, to reduce the stomach to the size of an egg, allowing the food to bypass a part of the small intestine. The fact that the food bowl avoids a portion of the intestine is beneficial to those who want to lose weight, as fewer calories are absorbed this way.
The laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass takes up to two hours to be performed and requires a two-day stay in the hospital. Also, the recovery is fast and the scars are minimal.
Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is highly recommended for:
The most suitable candidates are those people whose body mass index exceeds 40, or those whose life is endangered by the extra pounds. Even so, people with excessive weight are also ideal for undergoing this procedure, if:
- They’ve being obese for at least five years
- They haven’t had past problems with alcohol
- They did not have psychiatric problems or episodes of untreated depression
- Patients between the ages of 18 and 65
What is the cost of the laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass?
At Villa Donatello (Florence, Italy), the laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedure costs $13,640.
Benefits of the laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass:
- Significantly, long term weight loss
- Fewer operative risks compared to other bariatric procedure
- As a malabsorptive procedure, it produces more weight loss than restrictive surgeries
- Reverses health problems associated with obesity
- Patients aren’t required to take nutritional supplements afterwards
- Patients feel full after eating less
Win the battle against extra pounds! Contact us today and find out more about the laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass available at Villa Donatello!