Talk with your surgeon about the different surgical treatments, as well as the benefits and risks.
1. Bariatric surgery is not cosmetic surgery.
2. Bariatric surgery does not involve the removal of adipose tissue (fat) by suction or surgical removal.
3. The patient must commit to long-term lifestyle changes, including diet and exercise, which are key to the success of bariatric surgery.
4. Problems after surgery are rare, but corrective procedures may be required.
The gallbladderconcentrates and stores bile as a pear-shaped sac which it can release to help digestion after a fatty meal.