Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgeries are procedures that help to lose weight by making modifications to the digestive system. Some operations reduce the size of the stomach, thereby reducing the amount of food intake and making you feel full. Other procedures alter the part of the digestive system (small intestine) that absorbs nutrients and calories.

Bariatric surgery is recommended only when you haven’t been able to lose weight with lifestyle changes and medicines, or serious conditions like type 2 diabetes or sleep apnea, making it difficult to lose weight. The types of bariatric surgery include – gastric bypass (most common type), biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD/DS), sleeve gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty, and intragastric balloon, and other laparoscopic procedures.

Bariatric surgeries can aid in improving several medical conditions related to obesity. However, these surgeries require permanent healthy changes to the lifestyle, such as switching to a healthy diet and exercising regularly to maintain the benefits of the surgery for the long-term.

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Procedures

Procedures of Bariatric Surgery

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Sleeve Gastrectomy

Sleeve gastrectomy is a surgery that aids in weight loss by reducing the intake of the food. In this surgery, the outer margin of the stomach is removed, leaving the pylorus muscle (the muscle that controls the function of emptying…

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Laparoscopic Gastric Banding

Are you tired of trying different measures to lose those extra pounds, but still not getting the desired results? If yes, advancement in medical science has found a solution for you – lap gastric banding. Lap gastric banding surgery is…

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Gastric Bypass

Are you worried about the growing waistlines that affect your health? Did strict diet and regular exercises fail to melt your body fat? For people who have tried all these and still are overweight, gastric bypass could be of great…

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