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Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is done for motivated patients whose BMI is >40 or >35 with co-morbid illnesses like Diabetes and Hypertension. The surgery promotes weight loss by restricting food intake or interrupting the digestive process. The procedure also assures long-term loss of weight, recovery from diabetes, improvement in cardiovascular risk factors and a reduction in mortality of 23% from 40%.

Lifeline has a holistic plot for successful Bariatric surgical treatments for patients suffering from various diseases due to morbid obesity. This department is designed to meet the medical, surgical, and emotional needs of the severely obese patient. Our centre is one of the few in the country that offers bariatric procedures to obese patients with end-stage kidney or liver disease, who would otherwise be excluded from an organ transplant because of weight. Procedures also are offered to treat conditions such as type 2 diabetes and obstructive sleep apnoea. This procedure assures loss of weight, recovery from diabetes, improvement of cardiovascular risk factors and reduction of a hindrance to natural conception caused due to obesity.

Major Bariatric Surgeries we offer:

Lap Sleeve Gastrectomy

This comes under restrictive procedure 80% of the stomach is stapled which includes weight loss by restricting food intake and early satiety due to loss of hunger hormones. The mean weight loss at two years after surgery is 70% of excess weight.

Lap Adjustable Gastric Banding

It is a restrictive procedure. In this, an adjustable silicone band is placed around the stomach which induces weight loss by restricting food intakes.

Cosmetic Surgeries

Liposuction

In this procedure, excess body fat taken out and attains good body shape.

Abdominoplasty

This procedure removes the excess fat from the abdomen.

Why go for Bariatric Surgery?

  • Adequate weight loss
  • Stabilization of weight loss within 18-24 months after surgery
    • Reduced mortality and morbidity such as type-2 diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnoea, cholesterol level
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