A gastric bypass, a procedure to to achieve weight loss for people who are severely
obese and cannot lose weight by traditional means or who suffer
from serious obesity-related health problems, can provide
great results for patients. Patients also need to be aware of the
potential complications and gastric bypass surgery risks. In addition
to the general risks associated with all surgeries patients need
to consider the procedure specific risks such as anastamotic leak, B12 deficiency, small bowel obstruction, and
more. Below are helpful lists detailing the various potential gastric bypass complications.