Weight-loss surgery helps you lose weight and also leads to resolution of obesity related diseases ie hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol, sleep disorder, arthritis, gout, psychological problems.
It enhances your health and well being.
These are the common weight-loss surgery procedures:
Sleeve gastrectomy is a surgical weight-loss procedure in which the stomach is reduced to about 15% of its original size, by surgical removal of a large portion of the stomach along the greater curvature. The result is a sleeve or tube like structure. The procedure is performed laparoscopically.
A sleeve gastrectomy achieves good results in weight reduction and resolution of obesity related diseases, i.e Diabetes, hypertension, arthritis, sleep disorders. It is highly recommended.
Mini Gastric by-pass
Laparoscopic Mini gastric bypass surgery is easier, safer and takes less time to perform than other weight-loss techniques.
Mini Gastric by-pass is very effective in weight loss and resolution of the diseases that are associated with obesity eg diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol, sleeping disorder, arthritis.
Mini gastric bypass is a highly recommended bariatric (obesity) surgery procedure.
Gastric bypass is surgery that helps you lose weight by changing how your stomach and small intestine handle the food you eat.
In this procedure, the stomach is divided into a small upper pouch and a much larger lower “remnant” pouch and then the small intestine is rearranged to connect to both.
Gastric by-pass achieves good percentage of weight reduction through reduced food intake and also inability of the intestines to absorb nutrients. It is also associated with many nutrient deficiencies.
Bilo – Pancreatic Diversion (BPD) – Duodenal Switch
The surgery involves exclusion of a large portion of the intestines. This results in significant weight loss but also considerable nutrient deficiencies. It is rarely indicated.
Gastric band is rarely done these days.