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Weight Loss Surgery Biliopancreatic Diversion


Biliopancreatic diversion is a malabsorptive procedure that decreases the amount of calories absorbed in your small intestine.

Your surgeon will begin by removing part of the stomach, leaving only a small pouch behind.

Next, he or she will sew the small intestine to the pouch.

This creates a direct route from the pouch to the end of the small intestine.

The duodenum and jejunum are bypassed, so few calories and nutrients are absorbed.