Below you will find an easy to understand version of the current ASMBS Supplement Guidelines by the major surgery type.
The adjustable gastric band (AGB) is not as common now compared to when it was first approved by the FDA for its use in the United States. However, there are still many patients getting the adjust able gastric band.Click here for your 2019 ASMBS Guidelines
Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG) is currently the most commonly performed bariatric procedure.Click here for your 2019 ASMBS Guidelines
Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RNY) is often called gastric bypass or even bypass in the bariatric community. It is considered the "gold standard" of bariatric surgery procedures.Click here for your 2019 ASMBS Guidelines
The Biliopancreatic Diversion with or without Duodenal Switch (BPD/DS) is often called the switch.Click here for your 2019 ASMBS Guidelines