Jet Medical Tourism Offers: A Complete Consumer Guide to Bariatric Surgery

Jet Medical Tourism provides low cost weight loss surgery in Mexico to U.S., Canadian and European patients.
SAN DIEGO - Feb. 12, 2018 - PRLog -- Jet Medical Tourism, a medical tourism facilitator of Mexico weight loss surgery today announced the launch of their consumer guides to various types of bariatric surgery. "We designed these easy-to-understand comparison guides to help our U.S., Canadian and European traveling patients learn more about their weight loss surgery options in Mexico," said Jet Medical Tourism.

Different Types of Bariatric Surgery

Gastric Sleeve vs Gastric Bypass - Gastric sleeve surgery is a restrictive and permanent weight loss surgery that reduces stomach capacity and food intak. Gastric bypass surgery uses two surgical techniques including restriction and malabsorption to achieve weight loss. Bariatric surgery statistics show that gastric sleeve and gastric bypass are being chosen more often for treating long-term weight loss than all other weight loss sugeries.

Gastric Sleeve vs Lap Band - Gastric sleeve and gastric lap band are both classified as restrictive surgical procedures that help patients consume less food. The adjustable gastric lap band is the safest bariatric surgery currently available, but is loosing popularity due to higher rates of minor complications (band erosion and band slippage). As a result, gastric sleeve is becoming a more commonly performed procedure among bariatric patients.

Lap Band vs Gastric Bypass - Gastric bypass is a more invasive surgery that reroutes the digestive tract. In contrast, lap band surgery doesn't surgically alter the digestive system, but promotes weight loss by wrapping an inflatable band around the top portion of the stomach. Although the adjustable gastric band is safer, gastric bypass is still considered the "gold standard" and remains the most popular type of bariatric surgery worldwide.

Duodenal Switch vs Gastric Bypass - Both the duodenal switch and gastric bypass promotes weight loss through restriction (reduction in the amount of food you can eat) and malabsorption (reduction in the amount of calories that get absorbed). Unlike the gastric bypass that can be reversed for medical problems only, the duodenal switch is irreversible. Each procedure achieves rapid weight loss in short periods of time, but the duodenal switch has higher surgical risks.

About Jet Medical Tourism

Jet Medical Tourism is a leading resource for information on bariatric surgery and serves as a medical tourism facilitator that helps patients from the U.S., Canada and Europe travel abroad for weight loss surgery in Mexico. The Company works with modern surgical facilities and the best bariatric surgeons to offer patients safe, affordable and all-inclusive bariatric surgery packages abroad.

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