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Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery, also known as weight loss surgery, is a surgical procedure that helps individuals who are severely obese or overweight to lose weight and improve their overall health. The surgery involves modifying the digestive system to reduce the amount of food that can be eaten and/or the amount of calories and nutrients that can be absorbed by the body. The goal of bariatric surgery is to help individuals achieve and maintain a healthy weight, improve or resolve obesity-related health conditions such as diabetes and hypertension, and improve their quality of life. Bariatric surgery is typically reserved for individuals with a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or greater, or a BMI of 35 or greater with at least one obesity-related health condition.

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About Bariatric Surgery

By altering the digestive tract, bariatric surgery refers to surgical techniques that help patients lose weight. Gastric bypass and other weight loss surgeries, as well as other procedures, can all be referred to as "bariatric surgery."

Having bariatric surgery can assist people who are extremely overweight lose weight and reduce their chance of developing serious, life-threatening health issues, including:

  • Heart condition
  • Stroke
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Alcohol-unrelated fatty liver disease
  • Sleep apnea

Procedure of Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery, also known as weight loss surgery, is a surgical procedure designed to help individuals who are severely overweight or obese to lose weight and improve their overall health. Types of Bariatric Surgery includes:

Gastric sleeve surgery: In this procedure, the surgeon removes a portion of the stomach to reduce its size and limit the amount of food that can be eaten.

Gastric bypass surgery: This procedure involves creating a small pouch from the stomach and rerouting the small intestine to bypass the rest of the stomach and duodenum.

Adjustable gastric band surgery: This procedure involves placing an adjustable band around the upper part of the stomach, limiting the amount of food that can be consumed.

Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch: In this procedure, the surgeon removes a portion of the stomach and reroutes the small intestine to reduce the absorption of calories and nutrients.

Bariatric surgery is usually performed under general anesthesia and can take several hours to complete. After the surgery, patients are closely monitored to ensure that they recover safely and effectively

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