• Can be performed on patients that otherwise do not qualify for gastric bypass, such as those with anemia, Crohn's disease, etc.
• Does not require an implantable device, not need for adjustments.
• No risk of malabsorption.
• As with every type of bariatric surgery, the overall quality of life for patients improves greatly.
• A great deal of excess weight is lost, and patients experience resolution of co-morbidities, and improved appearance, social opportunities, and economic opportunities.