Where is the Gastric Bypass Scar Located?

Where is the scar from gastric bypass and how big is it?

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Gastric bypass scars

Gastric bypass surgery is performed laparoscopically through 6 tiny incisions in the upper abdomen about a quarter of an inch each.

Long Island Bariatric Surgeon
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Incisions after gastric bypass

Laparoscopic gastric bypass incisions are very small.  Usually, there are approximately 6 small incisions ranging from 5 mm to 12 mm incisions.  The location of the incisions is based on surgeons preference.

David Buchin, MD
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