Gastric bypass or Roux-en-Y gastric bypass operations are reversible, but the reversal procedure is risky. The attempt to reverse the bypass to normal anatomy can cause rare but serious complications. The parts of the stomach and small intestine can be put together again but their function will never be quite the same. Read more: Are Gastric Bypasses Reversible? Article
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