Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is a weight loss treatment option available for patients suffering from morbid obesity. It is highly effective to control obesity and also maintenance and keep the weight loss for a longer period of time. Apart from weight loss, it provides substantial development in obesity-related conditions like high blood pressure, joint pain, type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea and heart diseases. Bariatric surgical procedures cause loss in weight by limiting the amount of food the stomach can hold; hence post-surgery the patient’s diet intake will shrink.

Bariatric surgery is usually done by the minimally invasive, keyhole technique called Laparoscopy.

Medical Conditions and Treatment:

  • Obesity – The surgical procedure depends on the BMI and medical condition of the patient. The Bariatric surgery choices usually available are – Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Mini gastric Bypass and Gastric bands

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