Bariatric Surgery to Fight Obesity & Diabetes

Opt Bariatric Surgery to Fight Obesity & Diabetes

Surgery for weight loss is called bariatric surgery. During bariatric procedures changes are made to your digestive system to help you lose weight. Some procedures limit how much you can eat, other procedures also reduce absorption of nutrient. Bariatric surgery (or weight loss surgery) includes a variety of procedures performed on people who have obesity. Weight loss is achieved by reducing the size of the stomach with a gastric band or through removal of a portion of the stomach (sleeve gastrectomy or biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch) or by resecting and re-routing the small intestine to a small stomach pouch (gastric bypass surgery). Surgery for weight loss is called bariatric surgery. During bariatric procedures changes are made to your digestive system to help you lose weight. Some procedures limit how much you can eat, other procedures also reduce absorption of nutrient. 

Source: Times of India news

Dr. Vivek Bindal

Dr. Vivek Bindal is a pioneer surgeon in the field of Robotic and Bariatric Surgery in South East Asia. He has one of the largest series of robotic bariatric procedures, has published extensively and is routinely invited as an expert in this field across the world.