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Duodenal Switch

Weight Loss Surgery

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This laparoscopic weight-loss surgery causes much of the food you eat to bypass complete digestion, allowing you to lose up to 80 percent of excess body weight and improving quality of life.

Overview

A duodenal switch limits food intake and the calories the body can be absorb. On average, you can expect to lose 70 to 80 percent of your excess body weight following the surgery, and keep it off with excellent maintenance and a healthy lifestyle. A duodenal switch operation helps you lose weight, in part, because it bypasses part of your small intestine, causing much of the food you eat to pass through the body and not be absorbed. Our experienced surgeons are the only ones in Central Florida to perform this surgery robotically and laparoscopically, using small incisions, meaning your pain will be minimized and recovery time shortened. The weight loss could add years to your life and help you avoid many disorders.