Bariatric surgery is generally referred to as weight loss surgery. When other fat reduction methods such as diet management and physical exercise are not effective,bariatric surgery is the best & long lasting alternative to lose and manage weight in a planned manner.
|Underweight||Less than 18.0|
|Normal||18.0 - 22.9|
|Overweight||23.0 - 27.5|
|Obese||27.5 - 32.5|
|Morbid obesity||32.5 and above|
Bariatric and Metabolic surgery should be considered as a treatment option for obesity in people with Asian ethnicity with a BMI more than 35 kg/m2 without co-morbidities & 32 with co- morbidities. Bariatric surgery helps these patients lose weight and maintain excess weight loss, which ameliorates life threatening associated morbid conditions like diabetes, hypertension, coronary artery disease and obstructive sleep apnoea, certain types of cancer etc. Morbid obesity is a modern day scourge severely straining our health system. Therefore Bariatric Surgery is not a cosmetic but life saving surgery.
We have a dedicated team for weight loss treatment which consists of Bariatric & metabolic surgeon, dietician, psycholists, physiotherapist and physician. The section of Metabolic Surgery provides patients with a thorough, individualized plan to treat diabetes, obesity and other metabolic conditions by the use of minimally invasive techniques, such as
These procedures are done through small incisions (Laproscopically), which reduce post-operative pain, allow a quick recovery and return to normal daily activity, and improve appearance of abdominal scars.