Compare Bariatric Procedures

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Compare bariatric procedures to find which procedure is right for you. Below can quickly compare the leading bariatric procedures to the leading alternatives.

Comparison of Bariatric Surgery

Gastric Sleeve Illustration Gastric Bypass Surgery Illustration Duodenal Switch Procedure Illustraiton Gastric Banding Illustration Gastric Balloon Procedure Illustration
Gastric Sleeve SurgeryGastric Bypass SurgeryDuodenal SwitchGastric Banding SurgeryGastric Balloon Procedure
Method of Weight LossRestrictiveRestrictive & MalabsorptiveRestrictive & MalabsorptiveRestrictiveRestrictive
Duration of Procedure1.5 Hour2 Hour4 Hour1 Hour2 Hour
Length of Hospital Stay2 Nights2 to 3 Nights2-3 Nights2-3 Nights0-1 Nights
Estimated Weight Loss65% of Excess Weight70% of Excess Weight65-90% of Excess Weight45% of Excess Weight35% of Excess Weight
Weight Loss at 1 Year60-70% 60-80%70%40-55%35%
ComorbiditiesHigh Resolved RateHigher ResolvedSignificant Resolved RatesSome Resolved RateN/A
Hypertension Resolved68%69%43%
Diabetes Resolved55%83%92-100%60%N/A
Migrations Resolved40%57%Major ImprovementsSome
GERD Resolved50%80%49%87%N/A
Sleep Apnea62%98%85%
DepressionMost ResolvedMost Resolved57%57%N/A
Quality of Life Improved93%95%95%MostN/A
Common ComplicationsStaple Line Leaks 0.5%Anastomotic Leaks %5N/AN/AN/A
Common Side EffectsGERD, Gallstone, Bowel MovementBand Erosion, Band Intolerance, Band Slippage
Recovery2 to 4 Weeks2 to 4 Weeks2 to 4 Weeks4 to 6 Weeks1 Weeks
Cost: Self-Pay Average $18,000$25,000$30,000$25,000$11,500
Cost w/ Renew Bariatrics$4,600$6,000Not OfferedNot Offered, Nor Recommended$3,900

Compare Bariatric Procedures Side by Side:

Bariatric Procedure Comparison Table:

Gastric Sleeve Surgery
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Banding Surgery
Gastric Balloon
Duodenal Switch
Gastric Stimulation
Compared To:Compared To:Compared To:Compared To:Compared To:Compared To:
Gastric Bypass Gastric Sleeve Gastric Bypass  Gastric Sleeve Gastric Bypass Gastric Sleeve
Gastric Balloon Gastric Balloon Gastric Sleeve Gastric Bypass  Gastric SleeveGastric Balloon
Duodenal Switch Duodenal Switch Duodenal Switch Duodenal Switch Gastric Balloon Duodenal Switch
Gastric Banding Gastric BandingGastric Balloon Gastric BandingGastric BandingGastric Bypass
 Gastric Stimulation Gastric Stimulation Gastric Stimulation Gastric Stimulation Gastric StimulationGastric Banding

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