Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery –
Most weight loss surgeries today are performed using minimally invasive techniques (laparoscopic surgery). The most common bariatric surgery procedures are gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, adjustable gastric band, and biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch
‘Bariatric surgery’ is a term used for all types of weight-loss surgeries. These surgeries are indicated in severely obese individuals who did not respond to non-surgical methods of weight-loss. The bariatric surgery when done with the aid of a tiny video camera or laparoscope is termed as ‘laparoscopic weight loss surgery’. A laparoscopic bariatric surgery is a minimal invasive surgical procedure, in which part of stomach/intestine are removed or restricted and rearrange. Hence, causing limitation of food intake and absorption of nutrients from the gut; thereby weight-loss.
Who is a Candidate for Bariatric Surgery?
Qualifications for bariatric surgery in most areas include:
BMI ≥ 40, or more than 100 pounds overweight.
BMI ≥35 and at least one or more obesity-related co-morbidities such as type II diabetes (T2DM), hypertension, sleep apnea and other respiratory disorders, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, osteoarthritis, lipid abnormalities, gastrointestinal disorders, or heart disease.
Inability to achieve a healthy weight loss sustained for a period of time with prior weight loss efforts.
Produces significant long-term weight loss (60 to 80 percent excess weight loss)
Restricts the amount of food that can be consumed
May lead to conditions that increase energy expenditure
Produces favorable changes in gut hormones that reduce appetite and enhance satiety
Typical maintenance of >50% excess weight loss
Is technically a more complex operation than the AGB or LSG and potentially could result in greater complication rates.
Can lead to long-term vitamin/mineral deficiencies particularly deficits in vitamin B12, iron, calcium, and folate.
Generally has a longer hospital stay than the AGB.
Requires adherence to dietary recommendations, life-long vitamin/mineral supplementation, and follow-up compliance.
We are the pioneers of medical tourism in India. We put forward a cost–effective laparoscopic bariatric surgery at the best hospitals of India. Our associate hospitals are JCI credited and strictly adheres to international norms of laparoscopic bariatric surgery. Our associate hospitals have surgical teams lead by the best laparoscopic surgeons of India. The surgeons at these hospitals are highly skilled and hold expertise in all types of laparoscopic obesity surgeries. Planning laparoscopic bariatric surgery in India with us is a simple and clutter free process. We offers you :
A transparency in planning your medical visit to India
Best surgical options available in India those are cost-effective too!
Complete value to your hard earned money
One on one assistance throughout your visit
Comprehensive foreign language assistance when required
Personalized care by our dedicated hospitality staff
Complete assistance in planning your visit including travel, hospital stay, appointments with doctors
Assistance in planning a tour to various scenic places across India that will help you to recuperate well after surgery, if desired