Bariatric surgery is a treatment option available in severe obesity which helps to reduce weight by reducing the size of the stomach or by bypassing the small portion of the intestine. This procedure helps to lose weight for long term. Doctors recommend weight loss surgery to patients with BMI more than 40 or 35 with various health problems, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, obstructive sleep apnea.
Bariatric surgery is a minimally invasive procedure which leads to early recovery, shorter hospital stay and less pain. The most common bariatric surgery procedures are sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass either roux eny or mini gastric, duodenal switch. Patient will start losing weight gradually after the procedure.
Bariatric surgery ensures better quality of life and improved health by helping you reduce weight over the period of time. Most important it helps in curing associated comorbidities such as relief from Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, arthritis, sleep apnea, infertility etc.
Bariatric surgery is recommended for patients who have BMI of 32.5 and above. Weight loss surgery is completely safe if performed by experienced team of doctors and in state of art facility.
Bariatric surgery nowadays also known as metabolic or diabesity surgery.