What to expect from your surgery : Week 1
Over the next 12 weeks we will be posting and discussing 12 frequently encountered effects of bariatric surgery . These posts are aimed to inform those interested in the surgery and to provide them with the necessary informational foundation upon which they can develop their own opinions regarding the surgical options. Without any further delay, let's address our first piece of information:
You will be successful at losing weight
The amount will depend on the procedure that the team decides on. Generally, patients at a BMI above 50, and patients with a significant sweet eating disorder or night eating disorder should undergo a Bilio-Pancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch for a favourable long term outcome. All attempts should be made by the in-house psychiatrist to control bipolar disease that mostly accompanies night eating disorder.