Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Laparoscopy Surgeries For Obesity Management

Why the concern about excessive weight?

Obesity is a chronic, progressive disease which can affect many organs in the body. People who have severe obesity are in great medical risk of premature death. At the top of the list of obesity related co-morbidities are adult onset diabetes and high blood pressure. High blood pressure caused by severe obesity can lead to heart failure ,heart attack and stroke. Health conditions such as asthma, urinary stress incontinence, back pain and severe acidic flux are also causes of increased weight. 

Obesity treatments

What are the criteria for patients considering surgery for obesity?

Surgery to promote weight reduction by restricting increased food intake and interfering digestive processes is an option for severe obese patients that have been unsuccessful with other weight reduction treatments. Weight reduction surgery may also be an option for people with a BMI (body mass index) of 35 or greater who suffer from life threatening obesity related health problems such as diabetes, related heart diseases etc. Laparoscopic obesity surgeries are need only small number of incisions.

  • Adjustable Gastric Band
  • Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
  • Biliopancreatic Diversion with a Duodenal Switch
  • Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

Punya Hospital provides you affordable laparoscopy surgery in Bangalore for obesity treatment with patient friendly environment.

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