With the Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass, what happens to the lower part of the stomach that is bypassed?

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With the Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass, what happens to the lower part of the stomach that is bypassed?

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The stomach is left in place with intact blood supply. In some cases it may shrink in size, but for the most part it remains unchanged. The lower stomach still contributes to the function of the intestines, even though it does not receive or process food.

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