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Gastric Bypass in Mexicali – Mexico

CostGastric Bypass in Mexicali - Mexico

Our affordable gastric bypass packages for Mexicali begin from $9,500. Our online quote request form is just a click away. Send us one for the latest prices and specials.

Average Length of Hospital Stay

About 2-3 nights.

Who Qualifies for Gastric Bypass With BSW?

  • You may qualify for gastric bypass surgery in Mexicali with us if you have a Body Mass Index (BMI) exceeding 35 (with some exceptions for a lower BMI).
  • Please note that only the doctor can tell whether a candidate qualifies for surgery after reviewing his/her medical questionnaire.

Complimentary Ground Transportation

As part of our affordable gastric bypass package, we offer free pick-up services from San Diego, CA and Yuma, AZ.

Benefits of Choosing Mexicali for Your RNY Bypass

  • If you are an American, then getting here is easy. Mexicali borders the Californian city of Calexico and is only about 100 miles from San Diego.
  • The closest American airport, the Imperial County Airport, is only 14 miles from the Mexican border town.
  • The city is culturally quite “American”.
  • You won’t face any language barriers.
  • You won’t be part of a long waiting list, a scenario quite likely to happen in the US or Canada.

Features of Hospital We Work With

To facilitate low cost Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in Mexicali, which rivals American standards in terms of quality, we work with a leading hospital here. This hospital has a successful track record of more than 10 years. Enlisted are some of the its features and facilities:The border at Mexicali

  • Well equipped Intensive Care Unit
  • 24*7 emergency room
  • Self-contained facility with its own pharmacy and cafeteria
  • Gratis Wi-Fi Internet access to patients and visitors
  • 24-hour laboratory
  • Only about 200 yards from the Calexico, US-Mexico East International border

Profile of Our Network Bariatric Surgeon

We’ve enlisted the credentials of a leading bariatric surgeon in Mexicali we work with:

  • Member of the Mexican Association of Endoscopic surgery
  • Specialization in General Surgery from Hospital General de Zacatecas. SSA (2003-2005)
  • Assistant in:
    • III Refresher Course in General Surgery, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán (INCMNSZ), Mexico DF, January 2005
    • XXIX National Congress of Surgery, Merida, Yucatan, October 2005
    • Courses attended:
      • Advanced Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery and Obesity Surgery, Tijuana (Feb-Jun, 2007)
      • International course in metabolic surgery in Tijuana, June 2007
      • Gastric bypass course in Ensenada, BC, July, 2007
    • XXVIII National Congress of Surgery, Poliforum Leon, 2004
    • III Refresher Course in the colon, rectum and anus, INCMNSZ, January 2005

Gastric Bypass Procedure Explained

  • Gastric bypass involves reducing the size of the stomach, stapling and sealing it to create a much smaller pouch to which a small part of the intestine is connected.
  • With a smaller stomach, the patient can expect to eat less and absorb fewer calories, resulting in rapid weight loss as well as an improvement in type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure.
  • There may some risks involved, however, such as:
    • Blood loss
    • Allergic reactions
    • Leakage through the staples
  • The procedure is alternatively known as Roux-en-Y bypass, Roux-en-Y and RNY.

What to Do Before Your Surgery?

  • You will be recommended a liquid diet two weeks prior to your surgery in order to reduce the size of your liver to facilitate the surgery.
  • Make sure you quit smoking several weeks before your surgery as smoking interferes with the healing process.
  • You will be asked to stop taking medications such as aspirin and ibuprofen one week before your surgery.
  • You will be asked to incorporate physical exercises in your daily routine.

Post Surgical Care

  • You will be put on a liquid diet 1-3 days after your surgery.
  • You will gradually be able to graduate to pureed and soft foods as your new stomach heals up.
  • Avoid eating fast or not chewing your food properly.
  • Do not drink anything while having your meals.
  • Do not drink anything for 30 minutes before and after you have a meal.
  • Avoid eating fatty, greasy, sugary foods as these will make you nauseous and also jeopardize your weight loss endeavors.
  • Avoid alcohol consumption.

Learn more on Mexicali as a destination for your gastric bypass surgery by clicking on the link here.

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