Bariatric Surgery: Before deciding on this procedure
Diet failure and rapid weight regain can be a big nightmare for many people who want to have a beautiful silhouette in a sustainable way. In fact, bariatric surgery can be a very effective solution to treat the problem of obesity as well as its complications.
Bariatric surgery: information to know
Bariatric surgery or also called obesity surgery, is the only effective treatment that can treat severe obesity (a disease characterized by excess fat and causes several health problems) and definitely have a better quality of life .
This intervention aims to modify the digestive system to reduce the efficiency of digestion by limiting the absorption of food. It is indicated to people who are under 60 years of age and whose BMI (Body Meter Index) greater than 40 kg / m² or 35 kg / m² (in case of other diseases associated with obesity such as diabetes, hypertension blood ...).
What are the interventions of bariatric surgery?
There are 3 types of bariatric surgery that are:
- Gastric ring: this is the lightest and most effective intervention in more than 80% of cases. It aims to reduce the size of the stomach and therefore the amount of food in the digestive tract. Thanks to this intervention, the patient can quickly satiate and gradually have the ideal weight.
- Sleeve: this intervention is irreversible, can improve the quality of life of patient and effective in more than 65% of cases. It involves removing a portion of the stomach "pocket" and reducing the hormone that stimulates appetite.
- Gastric Bypass: this intervention exists in two forms (bypass Y and bypass Omega), it is very complex compared to other interventions and the efficiency rate is 70%. It aims to decrease the capacity of the patient's stomach.
Bariatric surgery can cause some complications such as internal bleeding, infection of the wound, development of blood clots ...
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Last update : 24/08/2019