Surgical techniques done to improve the health of patients
Laparoscopy for bariatric surgery has proved to be a safe and cost effective different to open procedures. Ventral hernias and abrasion infections have been reported to occur in up to 18% to 20% of patients after the open gastric bypass where this laparoscopy has greatly reduced the incidence and severity of these complications. These Patients have a shorter hospital stay and faster recovery with decreased pain and a decrease in pulmonary dysfunction. Patients where report more rapid improvement in quality of life and manifest by an earlier return to activities of daily living and return to work more interest and contribution in physical and social activities and greater initial weight loss at few months.