Bariatric surgeries are weight-loss procedures performed on morbidly obese patients to help them lose weight and avoid the complications of obesity like diabetes, hypertension, and coronary artery diseases. A person is said to be obese if his BMI or body mass index is more than 30. Obesity is emerging as the most problematic health problem in the world, with about 11-36% of the population suffering from obesity in India alone.
Because obesity gives rise to an array of health conditions like high blood pressure, diabetes mellitus, knee osteoarthritis, joint disorders, heart diseases, obstructive sleep apnea, and fatty liver, it demands urgent attention and newer strategies for prevention and treatment. Thankfully, there has been an active promotion of treatment options over the last decade resulting in a substantial amount of the obese population opting for surgical weight-loss treatment.
The Bariatric Surgery Department at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Navi Mumbai is one of the country's largest and most reputable centres for obesity and metabolic surgeries. It offers different types of weight-loss surgical procedures, such as banded laparoscopic gastrectomy, roux-en-y gastric bypass, and revisional bariatric surgeries, the success rates of which are comparable with international standards. Our consultants and allied staff are committed to treating patients with morbid obesity to achieve better outcomes with an improved quality of life.
Who are the candidates for bariatric surgeries?
You might be recommended to undergo a bariatric surgical procedure if:
After evaluating the condition and overall health of the patient, safe and secure procedures are offered for obese patients by the medical professionals in the Department. A talented and highly experienced team of bariatric experts delivers high-quality multidisciplinary care to patients, including performing minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures and physical and psychological assistance.
The centre boasts of specialists dedicated to each specialty as mentioned above, which include
Minimal Access & GI Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery
GI surgery, Laparoscopic surgery, Bariatric surgery, Hernia surgery, Robotic surgery
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