Bariatric Surgery Tamilnadu


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Bariatric Surgery Tamilnadu

  2. 2. CONTENT● What is bariatric surgery● BMI● Types of bariatric surgery● Benefits● Cost
  3. 3. What is bariatric surgery● Bariatric surgery is a treatment option forpatients with morbid obesity. This surgeryhelps you lose weight by altering your body’sfood digestion and absorption
  4. 4. BMIObesity is determined according to one’s BMI. BMI measures weight for height of a person. It is ameasure for obesity in numbers.Weight (in Kgs)BMI = --------------------------------------------------------Height (in meters) X Height (in meters
  5. 5. Types of Bariatric surgery● Roux-en-Y gastric bypass● Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding(LAGB)● Biliopancreatic diversion (BPD)● Duodenal switch (DS)● Vertical Banded Gastroplasty (VBG)
  6. 6. Gastric Bypass● Gastric bypass surgery makes the stomachsmaller and causes food to bypass part of thesmall intestine.
  7. 7. Gastric Banding
  8. 8. Biliopancreatic diversion (BPD)
  9. 9. Duodenal switch (DS)
  10. 10. Vertical Banded Gastroplasty (VBG)
  11. 11. Benefits● Improvements in health, quality of life, and, ofcourse, significant weight loss are importantbariatric surgery benefits.
  12. 12. Cost● In India bariatric surgery cost is less than that ofother countries.
  13. 13. ● For further informationPlease visit:www.laparoscopic-gastric-surgeon.comGmail: