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BARIATRIC SURGERY

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Bariatric Surgery (Also called as “Weight-loss Surgery”) includes a variety of procedures performed on people who have obesity. Weight loss is achieved by reducing the size of the stomach with a gastric band or through removal of a portion of the stomach (sleeve gastrectomy or biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch) or by resecting and re-routing the small intestine to a small stomach pouch (gastric bypass surgery).

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][bmibmr][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_text_separator title=”MYTHS & FACTS”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_toggle title=”Myth: Bariatric Surgery is removal of fat from the body” el_id=”1465911177066-d7dd5d95-88c4″]Fact: Not a single gram of fat is removed or liposuction is done in Bariatric Surgery. It is based on the principle of restriction of food & less absorption of food.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Myth: Weightloss surgery (Bariatric Surgery) is a new surgery” el_id=”1465911220391-c003d62b-cc0e”]Fact: It is a very old surgery. The first Bariatric Surgery was done in the year 1966. In India it is being done for more than a decade with figures as high as 15000 cases per year.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Myth: Bariatric Surgery is a cosmetic surgery” el_id=”1465911249176-c8d90100-3f5a”]Fact: This surgery not only reduces your over weight but also helps in the resolution of your comorbidities like Type II Diabetes Mellitus, High Cholesterol, Snoring, Sleep Apnea, Joint Pain, PCOD & Fatty Liver Disease. So, this is not a cosmetic but a life saving surgery.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Myth: All bariatric surgeries are same” el_id=”1465911983029-3de4688e-8701″]Fact: There are different types of Bariatric Surgery procedure for example Mini Gastric Bypass, Roux-N-Y Gastric Bypass, Gastric Band, Gastric Sleeve Resection, Duodenal Switch, SADI, Plication and ileal interposition.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Myth: All bariatric surgery lead to equal amount of weight loss” el_id=”1465912010437-7762c708-5709″]Fact: Excess weight loss varies from procedure to procedure. Excess weight loss may range from 20% to more than 90%.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Myth: People who don’t eat much cannot gain weight” el_id=”1465912027139-12eae076-6348″]Fact: Sometime obesity is genetically related or over production of hunger hormones or slow metabolic rate of the body. An obesity prone person even eat less can gain weight for such people Bariatric Surgery is boon.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Myth: It is possible to lose your weight with diet & exercise” el_id=”1465912057161-60b15ef2-fd2a”]Fact: Only 10-15% of the people can lose their weight with diet & exercise. If you stop the dietary and exercise regime all the lost weight can come back.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Myth: Bariatric Surgery is reversible” el_id=”1465912073918-7b00b2f7-dc93″]Fact: Some Bariatric Surgeries are reversible like mini gastric bypass & gastric band.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Myth: You can eat very little after surgery” el_id=”1465912100086-b7f19b3c-40c8″]Fact: Bariatric Surgery allows eating food according to your ideal body weight.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Myth: Bariatric surgery is done by open methods with large incision” el_id=”1465912118804-6b889862-6e07″]Fact: An experienced laparoscopic surgeon is able to perform Bariatric Surgery comfortably and successfully using laparoscopic technique.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Myth: You will vomit out if you eat more” el_id=”1465912142412-6075a53f-9381″]Fact: Procedure like gastric bypass reduces high pressure in stomach so negligible chance of vomiting.[/vc_toggle][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_cta h2=”GET AN EXPERT ADVICE WITH FIRST BARIATRIC SURGEON IN SOUTH INDIA”]

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