Ali Tavakkoli FACS FRCS MD


Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Looks at sleeve gastrectomy, a type of weight-loss surgery for obesity. Explains what it is and why it is done. Looks at how it is done and what to expect after surgery. Also covers risks.

Gastric Banding

A band is placed around the upper part of the stomach, creating a pouch. The band is adjustable, so the size of the opening between the pouch and the stomach can be adjusted.

Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass

Discusses gastric bypass surgery to treat obesity. Discusses why and when it is done. Covers laparoscopic and open Roux-en-Y surgery. Discusses risks during and after surgery.

Colocación de banda gástrica

Se coloca una banda alrededor de la parte superior del estómago y se crea una pequeña bolsa. La banda es ajustable, de modo que el tamaño de la abertura entre la bolsa y el estómago puede ajustarse.