Types of Surgery

There areĀ 4 kinds of bariatric operations (of which a combination is also possible)

  • Restrictive surgery: Gastric Band and Sleeve Gastrectomy (also hormonal)

  • Malabsorptive surgery: Scopinaro, Duodenal Switch

  • Restrictive + malabsorptive surgery: Gastric Bypass

  • Conversional surgery: Band to bypass, Banded bypass, Sleeve to Bypass