Mixed procedures apply both techniques simultaneously.
1. Gastric Bypass:
Gastric bypass surgery makes the stomach smaller and allows food to bypass part of the small intestine. You will feel full more quickly than when your stomach was its original size, which reduces (see more on Gastric Bypass)
2. Sleeve Gastrectomy with Duodenal Switch:
A variation of the biliopancreatic diversion includes a Duodenal switch. The part of the stomach along its greater curve is resected. The stomach is (see more on Sleeve Gastrectomy with Duodenal Switch)
3. Implantable Gastric Stimulation:
This procedure where a device similar to a heart pacemaker is implanted by a surgeon, with the electrical leads stimulating the external surface of the stomach, is being tested in the USA. The electrical stimulation (see more on Implantable Gastric Stimulation)