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. The surgical procedure depends on the BMI and medical condition of the patient. The Bariatric surgery choices usually available are:
Mini Gastric Bypass