Q&A - Sydney Bariatric Clinic

Frequently Asked Questions?

What are the different Gastric Bypass options?

There are two types of gastric bypass commonly performed in Australia:1. Roux-en-Y Gastric bypass (RnY) 2. Mini Gastric bypass (also known as the ‘Omega Loop’ or ‘Single-Anastomosis bypass’ ) Historically the RnY bypass has been performed extensively overseas and often considered the ”standard” bypass as it has been well studied for decades. However the Mini […]

What does recovery look like?

Recovery looks different for every person and depends on a number of factors including your state of health pre-surgery, age and mental preparation. A good preparation before the surgery such as taking optifast, reducing smoking etc can lead to improved recovery. Always follow the advice from your team at SBC. This is very important because […]

How long will recovery take?

Recovery after Laparoscopic (Key-hole) weight-loss surgery is quick with patients out of hospital after 2 to 3 days on average. Patients are able to get up and walk the same day after surgery and encouraged to walk up and down the corridor the day after surgery. Nausea can sometimes be an early complaint post-operatively. This […]