Medical Tourism Procedure Descriptions

We realize it is often difficult keeping track of the names and definitions of each procedure. To ensure you are always informed about your options, highlighted below are the definitions for all the procedures we offer.  If you don't find the procedure you are looking for below, get in touch, we would love to hear from you. Contact SkyMedicus


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Bariatric Surgery

Category(s): Bariatric

Bariatric surgery is a procedure performed on people who are obese for the purpose of losing weight.


Duodenal Switch

Category(s): Bariatric

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Gastric Balloon

Category(s): Bariatric

Also called the intragastric balloon, the gastric balloon is a reversible, incision free weight loss procedure.


Gastric Band

Category(s): Bariatric

This is a laprascopic surgical procedure. It involves the placement of an adjustable band made out of silicone around the upper portion of the stomach.


Gastric Bypass

Category(s): Bariatric

Gastric bypass surgery involves the formation of a small stomach pouch to restrict food intake and the re-routing of the duodenum and other segments of the small intestine to cause malabsorption (decreased ability to absorb calories and nutrients from food).


Gastric Plication

Category(s): Bariatric

One of the newer weight loss surgeries, the gastric plication is a minimally invasive weight loss procedure that reduces the size of the stomach capacity to approximately three ounces.


Gastric Sleeve

Category(s): Bariatric

In this laprascopic surgical procedure about 85 percent of the stomach is removed.


Intragastric Balloon

Category(s): Bariatric

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Intragastric Balloon Removal

Category(s): Bariatric

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Laparoscopic Fundoplication

Category(s): Bariatric

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Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass

Category(s): Bariatric

Gastrojejunal anastomosis between the pouch and the Roux limb is performed in a double-layered fashion as well.


Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve

Category(s): Bariatric

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LAPBAND removal

Category(s): Bariatric

For converting to another weight loss surgery


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