Most doctors consider the gastric bypass (RYGB or roux-en-Y gastric bypass) to be the gold-standard. The UCLA technique for gastric bypass (UCLA U-Loop) has been presented internationally and performed in more than 1,000 adults. It is associated with a low complication rate.
The procedure has a proven track record for long-term weight-loss. Almost all weight-loss surgeries at UCLA are performed laparoscopically using minimally-invasive tools.
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