Bariatric Surgeon in Chennai

Monday, 25 July 2016

Bariatric Surgery

Carrying around too much weight will make us feels uncomfortable, and it can also damage our health. Obesity can lead to a number of serious health issues. So it's important to maintain a good lifestyle and keep ourselves healthy. Bariatric surgery is the surgical procedure used to reduce weight. It is usually preferred when all other means of weight reduction does not bear fruit.

Obesity is the condition in which excess fat is accumulated in the body which creates a negative impact on your health.
Obesity can lead to following health issues
  • Heart disease and stroke
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Cancer
  • Arthritis
  • Breathing problems

Bariatric surgery or weight loss surgery is the surgical procedure used to reduce overweight.
The following surgical technique are used in bariatric surgery
1. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: It is the process of reducing the size of the stomach surgically.This will decrease our appetite and automatically we will reduce the amount of food intake.
2. Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: Here a band is placed around the upper part of stomach to create a small pouch. This pouch is used to hold food and the band placed will limit the amount of food intake.
3. Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch: In this process the food is made to bypass through small intestine to reduce the intake of calories. This process is recommended for people who are very much obese and are not able to lose weight by any other means.

 Dr. Deepak.S is one of the best bariatric surgeon in Chennai, who is experienced in the field of Bariatric surgery. He is one of the best gastroenterologist in Chennai who performs various laparoscopic and gastro-intestinal surgeries at an affordable cost.

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