Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery

Obesity is a modern epidemic disease, most important cause of morbidity in current clinical scenario. More of sedentary life style and junk food are the root cause. Bariatric Surgery is an option to put a full stop to this epidemic

Bariatric Surgery ia a type of weight loss surgery which works by altering anatomy of gastrointestinal tract and the gastrointestinal physiology. There are certain criteria for surgery. It is done laparoscopically with small cuts on abdomen, advantage being less post-op pain, early mobility and early discharge. Patient has to follow certain dietary habits after surgery. Weight loss is gradual, patient losses over 80% excess weight over 6-8 months. Diabetes & Hypertension resolve in most cases independent of weight loss thats why it is also called as Metabolic Surgery. Literature support its safety. In last it should be remembered that Bariatric surgery is not a subsitute for a healthy diet and regular exercise. It help in reducing weight but you have to maintain it

Dr Amit Jain MS MCh is Best GI Surgeon in Delhi Noida Ghaziabad India. Senior Consultant Gastro Surgery Dept Max Hospital Patparganj Delhi & Vaishali Ghaziabad.

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