Dumping syndrome is a very common complication following gastric and esophageal surgeries. Also known as rapid gastric emptying, dumping syndrome is a condition in which undigested food moves too quickly from the stomach to the small intestine. In other words, food gets “dumped” into the intestine before being properly digested.
Bariatric surgery, or weight loss surgery, refers to a variety of surgical procedures for treatment of morbid obesity. Obesity is determined by Body Mass Index or BMI, which is calculated as the ratio of body weight over square of body height. The higher the BMI the higher the extent of
– I am the chief of bariatric surgery and I run a program that specializes in minimally invasive surgery. We treat patients for surgical weight loss. We also treat patients who have had complications with surgical weight loss. We treat hernias, both simple, routine, common, every day hernias and very