Doudenojenjenal Bypass

Duodenojejunal Bypass Surgery

Duodenojejunal Bypass Surgery

Nowadays, for various reasons the number of patients suffering from diabetes mellitus is growing; If left untreated, it may cause complications with patients’ vital organs which may lead to disability. Metabolic (bariatric) surgery is considered an effective method, thanks to which not only excess body weight is significantly reduced, but also the remission of the disease occurs and, eventually, patients can fully enjoy their lives.

Duodenojejunal bypass surgery (DBS) was first performed with a diabetic patient with a low body mass index by Cohen and Rubino in 2007; during the first surgery, the patient’s stomach was not affected, and the short section between the stomach and the small intestine was bypassed. The surgeons also reported that the patient was observed to have experienced remission of type 2 diabetes without weight loss.

Duodenojejunal bypass is one of the types of metabolic surgery which is successfully performed for the treatment of patients with diabetes mellitus who have:

  • A body mass index over 40;
  • Good health.

Duodenojejunal Bypass Surgery - Advantages

Duodenojejunal bypass surgery is a novel method of treatment that has already gained popularity, largely due to its effectiveness and advantages, such as:

  • long-term and lasting results,
  • ability to control metabolic disorders, if they occur,
  • does not affect the function of intestines,
  • Provides better glycemic control,
  • Provides a general feeling of comfort and quality of life after surgery,
  • patients do not experience hunger, since secretion of the hormone ghrelin ceases,
  • possible regulation in accordance with the patient’s body weight,
  • absorption of vitamins from food is not disturbed,
  • lack of dumping.

Duodenojejunal Bypass Surgery – Why Choose Turkey?

For many years, Turkey has been a leader in the international medical tourism industry. Every year, clinics invest millions of dollars in equipment and staff training; some surgeries are exclusively performed in Turkish clinics. Clinics in Turkey do not only guarantee highly effective treatments but also offer high-quality services and reasonable prices.

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