What are the benefits of gastric bypass surgery?

gastric bypass surgery

Gastric bypass surgery is moreover known as a weight loss surgery which is a medical procedure in which the original size of the stomach is reduced in order to help in weight loss. In Gastric bypass surgery the stomach is reduced to a small pouch which is then connected to the small intestine. In this the person is able to eat only small meals and overeating is restricted and the food then directly reaches to the small intestine by passing through the most of the stomach and the food is digested properly. Gastric bypass surgery and other weight loss surgeries are collectively known as bariatric surgery which is done to people who are not able to lose weight in spite of dieting and exercising and have serious medical issues that require immediate shedding of weight.

Bariatric surgery has been proved as a life changing experience for people who have been suffering from various chronic diseases caused due to being overweight.  Such people have suffered from several diseases, joint pain and life-threatening conditions. With the help of surgery they have been greatly benefited and resumed back to their usual routine. With the help of Science and technology , the face of Medical Science has totally changed and performing such medical procedures have become easy, painless and has fast recovery. Bladder cancer specialist in Jaipur also benefits from laparoscopic techniques and uses it in order to perform surgery.

In today’s times surgery is done laparoscopically that requires minimal incision and vertical or horizontal cuts are not required in order to perform the surgery like it was traditionally done. Laparoscope is a small instrument that has a camera attached to its one end and it helps to showcase a larger image of the inside of the body and the organs are visible on a large monitor screen that helps the doctor to perform the surgery more accurately without making many  large cuts. Stomach cancer doctors in Jaipur also recommend laparoscopic surgery in cases where a small part of the stomach is required to be removed.

Conditions that require bariatric surgery or gastric surgery

There are several medical conditions apart from weight loss that require Gastric bypass surgery in order to reduce the risk of life-threatening diseases. Some of the life threatening diseases that require bariatric or gastric bypass surgery include:

Heart disease

Stroke

Sleep apnea

Type 2 diabetes

Liver disease

Cancer

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease( NAFLD)

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis ( NASH)

Joint pain for osteoarthritis

To improve the life expectancy

Polycystic ovary syndrome or infertility

Improve overall quality of life

Gastroesophageal Reflux disease (GERD)

Benefits of gastric bypass surgery:

People are able to lose incredible amounts of weight with the help of gastric bypass surgery. Weight loss also helps in reduction of risk of diseases related to obesity and increases their life expectancy by 40%.

It helps in reducing the risk of heart diseases and hypertension

It helps in reducing the risk of hyperlipidemia, which is a condition in which the blood cholesterol level is very high that also might lead to diabetes.

Common complications such as obstructive sleep apnea, disrupted sleep and other complications related to sleep are also resurrected by gastric bypass surgery.

People suffering from gastric problems and indigestion also get relief from gastric bypass surgery.

There are a lot of people who are unable to walk or continue their routine tasks due to being overweight and obesity.  This also causes pain and difficulty in walking due to their overweight which actually puts a lot of pressure on the knee joint for which they require knee replacement surgery. But unless the weight is reduced the surgery is of no use, so in such cases the doctor and best cancer hospitals in Udaipur recommends Gastric bypass surgery as it helps to improve the overall living condition of the person.

When people suffering prolonged obesity are unable to lose their weight through diet, exercise or a medical condition in which they are not able to do any physical activity.  They also suffer from back pain, liver damage and motility issues and all these things do not let them do any physical activity. In order to lose faith in such cases gastric bypass surgery is the only option left for them in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Further, it helps in making healthy life choices, diet choices that change the complete perspective of a person in order to live a healthy life.

Bladder Cancer: An overview

Bladder Cancer

Bladder cancer begins when the cells present in the urinary bladder start to grow uncontrollably. Bladder cancer is very common among men. The bladder is a hollow muscular organ present in the lower abdomen that is required to store urine. Bladder cancer beings in the urothelial cells that is present in the lining of the bladder. Urothelial cells are present in the kidneys and ureters. Urothelial cancer can occur in kidneys and ureters but it is more commonly present in the bladder. People suffering from bladder cancer experience pain while urinating and a lot of symptoms start to show. Due to this reason, bladder cancer is diagnosed in the early stages of cancer. Since, the cancer is diagnosed in its early stages, treating it becomes very easy. People with bladder cancer must visit their doctors and go for a follow-up since in many cases cancer occurs again.

Symptoms:

  • Frequent urination
  • Pain while urinating
  • Pain the back
  • Hematuria (which is blood in the urine)
  • Frequent urination
  • Burning sensation while urinating

Risk factors:

There are risk factors associated with every disease. Bladder cancer can happen to anyone but there are certain factors that increase the tendency of having bladder cancer. Some of the risk factors include:

  • Smoking
  • Using tobacco
  • Old age
  • Exposure to chemicals and radiations
  • Excessive consumption of alcohol
  • Chronic urinary tract infection
  • Family history of bladder cancer

Diagnosis:

The doctor initially examines the patient by asking him about the symptoms and duration of his pain. After the physical examination, the doctor recommends various diagnostic tests based on his observation while examining the patient. Some of the diagnostic tests that a doctor recommends include :

Blood test: The doctors usually ask for a blood test as a preliminary test to know the level of toxicity and imbalance in the body.

Urine test: Urine test is another basic test that a doctor asks for. It is done to see any signs of infection or Hematuria which is blood in the urine. Often the color of the urine is the indication that something is not right.  The sample is sent to the laboratory to see any sign of cancer.

CT scan: CT scan is another diagnostic test that helps in the identification of small tumors in the bladder with the help of a three-dimensional image of the bladder and organs surrounding it.

Cystoscopy: It is a common procedure used to diagnose bladder cancer that requires a cystoscope. A cystoscope is a thin tube that has a camera attached to its one end, it is used to see the inside of the bladder in order to see any signs of bladder cancer.

Treatment:

Generally, there are four major treatment options that are used in cases of bladder cancer that include:

Surgery: Surgery is one of the most common methods of treatment used in cases of bladder cancer. In this, the section of the bladder that has tumors in it is removed along with the surrounding tissues. In cases, where the spread of the cancer is in its advanced stages, in those cases, the surgeon removes the entire bladder in the worst-case scenario.

Chemotherapy: Chemotherapy is the basic treatment that is used to treat cancer. In this, a group of drugs is used in combination in order to kill the cancerous cells. This method is very effective due to which it is widely used by the best cancer hospitals in Udaipur.

Radiation therapy: Radiation therapy uses high-energy beams of radiation that helps in killing cancerous cells by damaging the DNA of the cancer cells.

Bhagwan Mahaveer cancer hospital and research center have one of the best hospitals in Jaipur which is famous for its bladder and stomach cancer treatment in Jaipur. We have a team of specialized bladder cancer doctors in Jaipur who are always available to provide the best healthcare possible.  For any cancer-related query contact us for expert assistance.