Duodenal Switch Overview

  • Duodenal switch is a type of weight loss surgery. The procedure restricts the size of the stomach and reroutes the small intestine and digestive loop.
  • Duodenal switch surgery causes patients to lose weight through a combination of malsorption and restriction.
  • The duodenal switch is also known as Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch (BPD-DS).

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