Weight Loss Procedures- Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

Posted on August 12, 2011 by

The Roux en-Y Gastric Bypass has long been considered the “gold standard” for obesity surgery; all other procedures are compared to this when establishing their effectiveness. It is primarily a “restrictive” procedure with some, minimal, malabsorption of digested food.

This operation accomplishes weight loss through satiety (fullness), achieved by creating a one to two ounce pouch out of the old

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Weight Loss Procedures- Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding

Posted on August 9, 2011 by


Gastric Banding is a variation on the banded gastroplasty, in which the stomach is neither opened nor stapled—a band is placed around the outside of the upper stomach, and creates an hourglass-shaped stomach. It also produces a narrow, controlled and adjustable outlet that allows for management of the rate at which

Meet Dr. Snyder

Posted on May 4, 2011 by

Dr. Snyder is an American College of Surgeons, board-certified, general surgeon in Denver, CO. He first became interested in Bariatric Surgery during his residency in Portland, OR, at Oregon Health Sciences University. Since establishing his practice in Colorado, he has further pursued this interest. He is an active member of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and

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