Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Pre-operative Diet

When you have a date for surgery, you will be advised to follow a very low calorie liquid meal replacement diet for 14 days prior to surgery. OptifastTM is the recommended meal replacement product and is available from your local Chemist. The diet helps you to lose weight, particularly from the liver, and therefore optimises the safety of the procedure. Your will receive more detailed information about this when you see the dietitian.