Specialty surgeon complete packaged procedure for gastric bypass – Y Roux.
This procedure consists of stapling a portion of the stomach (forming a small gastric chamber) reducing the capacity by more than 90%, which joins the small intestine surgically making a diversion effect (bypass) of food that decreasing the absorption of carbohydrates and fats. With this procedure, the patient loses about 70% of excess weight.
Treatment cost includes the facility fee, physician’s fee, related medical procedures, and drugs required to administer the plan of care. Not included are diagnostic studies, consultations with additional specialists, and cost of complication management; travel, food, and lodging.