Metabolic & bariatric surgery is the most effective and long-lasting treatment for severe obesity.
Surgery results in significant weight loss and leads to the improvement, prevention or resolution of many related diseases including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, sleep apnea, and certain cancers.
Studies show bariatric surgery may reduce a patient’s risk of premature death by 30-50%.
Overall, bariatric surgery has complication and mortality rates (4% and 0.1%, respectively) comparable to some of the safest and most commonly performed surgeries including gallbladder surgery, appendectomy and knee replacement.
The weight loss surgeries are performed under General Anesthesia, by laparoscopic surgery (keyhole Surgery) throw small 3 to 5 incisions.
The stay in the hospital might last up to 5 days.
The recovery might take 2 weeks.
All procedures require appropriate patient assessment in order to propose the suitable procedure for each patient.