Bariatric Surgery

About Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery is a boon for patients who are morbidly obese or in other words having weight, which is 20% more than the ideal weight with respect to their age and height. In medical terms if a person has a BMI (Body Mass Index) of more than 35, he/she is considered as Morbidly Obese and is a candidate for Bariatric Surgery. There are 3 types of bariatric surgeries that are performed;

  • Gastric Laparoscopic Band surgery, where an implant in the form of a band is used to reduce the size of the stomach
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy wherein part of the stomach is cut off which in turn reduces the appetite or leads to an early satiation.
  • Gastric By Pass where in the stomach is divided into two parts with a smaller upper part and a bigger lower part through which the food by passes the small intestine there by reducing the urge to eat more and fats in the body.

The surgery is generally safe and has very little complications except the few that are associated with any open surgery. However, the pre evaluation of the candidate for the bariatric surgery holds the key to its success. It is important to choose a surgeon who specializes in your area of concern, has performed this type of operation numerous times, and will take the time to educate you on your options.
Surgeon with authentic experience in doing bariatric surgery are limited but now a days in India, especially Gurgaon and Delhi has number of surgeon doing bariatric surgery on a regular basis. Centres like Aarvy Hospital, Gurgaon, B L Kapur Hospital, Delhi, Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon are doing number of cases of Bariatric Surgery.Cost of bariatric surgery in India or any where else depends upon the procedure by which the bariatric surgery has been done. B L Kapur Hospital, Delhi is the best place, hospital for bariatric surgery in Delhi, India. Low cost bariatric surgery, weight loss surgery in India is available at Aarvy Hospital, Gurgaon, India

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