Is Weight Loss Surgery Suitable For You

Weight loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery in medical terminology, refers to a group of gastrointestinal surgical procedures carried out on patients suffering from chronic morbid obesity (i.e., at least 100 lbs overweight, or a body mass index, BMI, of 40 or greater, for more than 5 years). It is used to facilitate weight […]

Supporting Your Weight Loss Success

On Successful completion of 2-Years of Surgical Weight Loss technique , Department of Gastroenterology , SPS Apollo Hospitals, Ludhiana has launched “Weight Loss Support Group” also called “Bariartic Support Group” involving Doctors, Anesthetists, Psychologists, Dieticians, Physiotherapists, Bariartic Nurses and most importantly Post-Operative patients to discuss issues, share successes and trade helpful hints with one another […]

Revision Gastric Bypass Surgery in India Reduces Your Cost Expenditure

Obesity Obesity is a major health problem approaching an epidemic proportions. An NIH consensus conference on the surgical treatment of obesity recommended consideration of surgery in patients with a BMI of greater than 40 kg/m2 without medical complications or a BMI of greater than 35 kg/m2 if severe co morbidity were present. Obesity […]

Benefits, Risks and Costs of Gastric Bypass Surgery in India

Benefits, Risks and Costs of Gastric Bypass Surgery in India. What is Gastric Bypass Surgery? Gastric bypass operations combine the creation of a small stomach pouch to restrict food intake and construction of bypasses of the duodenum and other segments of the small intestine to cause malabsorption (decreased ability to absorb nutrients from […]