Our expert says:
With a gastric bypass they make a shortcut in your small intestine so that you don't absorb all the food you eat. It makes the food go quicker through the bowels. The cost will depend on the surgeon, the hospital and the operation itself, for how long you need ICU treatment and lots of other factors. You can find out from your nearest hospital. Ask your GP to find out who the surgeons are that specializes in this in your area, as it is better to get someone with experience to do the procedure for you.
See http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/imagepages/19268http://.htm and www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/007199.htm for side-effects etc.
It is a serious operation and should be carefully considered as you may have abdominal symptoms after the op.
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