Monday, 18 September 2017

Bariatric Surgery : When workouts doesn't help you to reduce your weight

What is bariatric surgery?

Bariatric surgery is an option for people who have a body mass index (BMI) above 40 or between 35 to 40 and also for curing health problems like type 2 diabetes or heart disease. Through bariartric surgery, weight loss is achieved by reducing the size of the stomach with a gastric band or through removal of a portion of the stomach.

Types of Bariatric Surgery

The most common Bariatric Surgery procedures are the following:

Gastric Bypass

  • The food consumption after the surgery will be restricted to a limit
  • Controlling of gut hormones that results in reducing appetite and enhance satiety

Sleeve Gastrectomy

  • No re-routing of the food stream or use of foreign objects is required
  • Requires only short stay at hospital

Adjustable Gastric Band

  • Involves no cutting of the stomach or rerouting of the intestines
  • Is reversible and adjustable
  • Has lowest rate of vitamin and mineral deficiencies
  • Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch
  • Reduces the absorption of fat by 70%
  • Most affective against diabetes
  • Results in greater weight loss

Benefits of bariatric surgery

  • Eliminate obstructive sleep apnea
  • Improve fertility
  • Depression Relief
  • Long-term remission for type 2 diabetes.
  • Improved cardiovascular health
  • Relief for Joint pain 
  • Alleviate other medical conditions

Dr. P. Radha Krishna, leading Bariatric Surgeon In Chennai and  is well known for his treatment of gastrointestinal diseases and obesity surgeries. Being one among the Best gastroenterology specialist in chennai, he have performed many successful bariatric surgery in chennai. For more details
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