Which bariatric procedures are used in the treatment of obesity?

Updated: Jun 09, 2021
  • Author: Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Answer

Among the standard bariatric procedures are the following:

  • Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

  • Adjustable gastric banding

  • Gastric sleeve surgery

  • Vertical sleeve gastrectomy

  • Horizontal gastroplasty

  • Vertical-banded gastroplasty

  • Duodenal-switch procedures

  • Biliopancreatic bypass

  • Biliopancreatic diversion

See Treatment and Medication for more detail.


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