Definitions for "Gastric bypass surgery"
One type of procedure that can be used to cause significant weight loss. The surgery makes the stomach smaller and part of the stomach and small intestines are literally bypassed (skipped over) so that fewer calories are absorbed.
An operation where a small gastric pouch is created and the remainder of the stomach bypassed (by the food). All gastric bypasses are roux procedures.
an operation that is done to help treat 'severe' obesity