Sleeve Vs Bypass - Which bariatric surgery is better?

Posted on Mar 2, 2021

Bariatric surgery is one of the most effective treatments for morbid obesity and associated comorbidities.

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Weight loss surgery for Metabolic Syndrome

Posted on Jan 28, 2021

Weight loss surgery or bariatric surgery is a long term solution for obesity and related diseases. Obesity is defined as excess accumulation of fat within the body which can be in the form of subcutaneous fat and visceral fat.

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Safety in Bariatric Surgery

Posted on Jan 20, 2021

Bariatric surgery as with any other elective surgical procedure comes with its own list of side effects and complications. Though this surgery is safe for most people, there are some high risk individuals and situations where the treating doctor needs to take extra precautions. The risk of major complications has decreased steadily over the years and the risk of any life threatening event is less than 0.2 % that is , less than one in five hundred.

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Life after bariatric surgery - Tips and Tricks

Posted on Jan 19, 2021

Life after bariatric surgery is a second chance for a healthy life with a fit body and one should make the most of it. Here are some tips and tricks to make your journey after Baritric surgery smooth and avoid complications.

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Weight loss surgery in Delhi- Myths and Facts

Posted on Jan 18, 2021

Weight loss surgery or bariatric surgery in Delhi is a long term treatment for weight loss and related comorbidities. In this article, we will attempt to bust some myths related to bariatric surgery.

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Stapling Technology In Bariatric Surgery

Posted on Jan 11, 2021

The development of tissue stapling devices has led to many advancements in the field of bariatric surgery. Stapling devices has made it possible to perform all types of bariatric procedures by laparoscopic technique. Previously, complex operations of the abdomen including bariatric surgeries were performed by open technique which necessitated giving a big cut on the abdomen and performing the operation manually by cutting with scissors and putting stitches on the stomach and intestines to seal the tissues. Nowadays, the stapling devices make all of these possible by keyhole surgery and the entire process has become mechanised.

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Bariatric surgery In India

Posted on Dec 23, 2020

The prevalence of obesity is increasing globally and the current pandemic situation has placed a number of restrictions on the outdoor activities of most people. This has led to fewer opportunities for exercise and fitness which has made the situation worse for the morbidly obese people.

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Bariatric surgeon in Delhi

Posted on Dec 14, 2020

It is imperative to make an informed and judicious when choosing the best bariatric surgeon in Delhi. The patient while choosing his/her surgeon should be aware of the surgeon’s credentials and training. Bariatric surgery is a highly specialised field and any surgeon practising bariatric surgery should be well trained in minimal access surgery as well as bariatric surgery.

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Safe Surgical Practices in COVID-19 Era

Posted on Nov 26, 2020

We all are facing the global pandemic of COVID-19 head on since past many months. There have been tremendous losses both in terms of human lives and finances. Although a ray of hope is visible as a successful vaccine is on the way, it may take a long period of time for the situation to return to normal.

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Coronavirus and Obesity – A Deadly Combination

Posted on Nov 23, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has emerged as the most important health risk in 2020 which has affected millions of people across the globe. This novel virus causes a predominantly respiratory illness which may progress to multi organ failure in severe cases due to unregulated systemic immune response. There is currently no effective treatment for this illness and the mainstay of cure is prevention by means of wearing masks, social distancing and periodic hand sanitisation. The development of an effective vaccine is under way but may take time.

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Anal Fissure Treatment

Posted on May 23, 2020

Anal fissure is a small crack or tear in the internal lining of the anal canal. It occurs as a result of hard stools causing trauma to the delicate lining while being passed outside

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Appendicitis Treatment

Posted on May 18, 2020

The treatment of appendicitis involves emergency surgery by removal of the appendix. Giving antibiotics alone might treat a minor infection but which is usually done by laparoscopy

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Colonoscopy Treatment

Posted on May 14, 2020

Colonoscopy is a procedure for visualisation of the lower gastrointestinal tract namely the anal canal, rectum and colon. It is performed with a help of a colonoscope which is a flexible tube with a camera

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Fistula Surgical Treatment

Posted on May 11, 2020

The treatment for any fistula is usually surgical. The type of operation depends upon whether the fistula is simple or complex and whether it is a low fistula or going deeper into the anal canal

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Gallbladder Anatomy and Physiology

Posted on May 5, 2020

During this surgery, the duct going into the gallbladder is blocked by surgical clips and then the gallbladder is divided and extracted outside from the body

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Skin sagging after bariatric surgery

Posted on May 2, 2020

Skin Sagging is less likely in younger individuals less than 40 years of age because their skin is elastic and has the capacity to stretch as well as contract. It is more common in individuals over age 60 because of loss of skin elasticity

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Maintaining proper protein intake after Bariatric surgery

Posted on April 15, 2020

Each post bariatric surgery meal or snack should comprise at least 40% of calories through protein rich food. The protein rich food should be consumed first as opposed to carbs or fat rich foods since it is considered more important and will contribute to satiety.

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Weight regain after Bariatric surgery

Posted on March 31, 2020

Weight regain is a long term complication which is seen in 5-15% of patients who undergo bariatric surgery. It is defined as regain of more than 20% of the nadir weight which was achieved after weight loss surgery.

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Can I plan my pregnancy after Bariatric Surgery

Posted on March 15, 2020

Bariatric surgery is often indicated in these people because of cosmetic reasons, PCOD, depression and infertility. Bariatric surgery through weight loss alleviates the co-morbidities and reduces the risk posed by increased weight during pregnancy

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Ten Misconceptions about Bariatric Surgery

Posted on July 13, 2019

With modern advances in technology lives of people have become easier but has led them to adopt a more sedentary lifestyle leading to reduced physical activities. People

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Important Steps for Maintaining Weight Loss Post Bariatric Surgery

Posted on July 1, 2019

Maintaining weight loss after obesity treatment (bariatric) surgery requires commitment

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Is Bariatric Surgery Worth with the Associated Side Effects?

Posted on June 14, 2019

Severe obesity is one of the ills of modern society as people’s intake of calories far exceeds their calorie expenditure. Excessive fat accumulation is difficult to burn with diet or exercise alone

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How is bariatric surgery useful for cases of fatty liver disease?

Posted on June 19, 2018

Obese people have increased levels of both subcutaneous and visceral fat within their body. Subcutaneous fat is the one which is stored under the skin and makes the person appear bulky while the visceral fat

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Why is bariatric surgery useful for people with joint pains and osteoarthritis?

Posted on June 16, 2018

Bariatric surgery is a metabolic surgery which results in reduction of the excess weight of the person significantly and thereby contributes to resolution of obesity related diseases. Obese people often complain of pain in the weight bearing joints

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How much is bariatric surgery without insurance?

Posted on May 23, 2018

Bariatric surgery is a group of procedures for morbidly obese people which aim at long term effective weight loss.Though bariatric surgery is strictly not a cosmetic procedure,it has been classified as one in the ICD system,

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Bariatric surgery cost in India

Posted on May 14, 2018

Bariatric surgery has been established as the most effective treatment for morbid obesity and related co morbidities. However, many people who are definitive candidates for surgery shy away from this treatment because of its associated cost.

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Bariatric surgery in Delhi, India

Posted on May 5, 2018

Bariatric surgery is one of the most effective methods of long term weight loss for people with morbid (extreme) obesity. It not only helps in shedding the extra pounds but also helps in resolution of obesity related diseases like diabetes mellitus, hypertension, sleep apnea,

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Eating right after bariatric surgery

Posted on May 4, 2018

Bariatric surgery is a life changing experience to say the least especially in terms of the diet which has to be followed post surgery. Patients usually go through 4 phases of strictly followed diet in the initial 6-8 weeks following their surgical procedure but after that,

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Exercise after Bariatric Surgery

Posted on May 3, 2018

We all need regular exercise to keep our bodies healthy and it is no secret that exercise is the key to weight loss as well. Regular exercise not only burns calories but also boosts the basal metabolic rate which means that you utilise more energy while resting as well. ,

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Things You Need To Know About Obesity Treatment

Posted on July 13, 2017

The goal of obesity treatment is to reach and stay at a healthy weight. One may need to work with a team of health professionals including a dietician, behavior counselor or an obesity specialist to help you understand and make changes,

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Bariatric Surgery, Best Bariatric Surgeon in Delhi and Costs Involved

Posted on June 23, 2017

Obesity is one of the biggest problems that people are currently facing. While in most of the cases, obesity can be cured or be kept under check by diet, exercise, medicines,

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Hair fall after Bariatric surgery

Posted on June 13, 2017

There is a lot of concern regarding hair fall after bariatric surgery. Normal hair growth is dependent upon a healthy, balanced diet and hair fall is a sign of micronutrient deficiency. Hair fall usually begins

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Metabolic Surgery in Delhi - A novel treatment for diabetes mellitus

Posted on June 5, 2017

Metabolic surgery , a variant of bariatric surgery, has emerged as one of the effective treatment options for diabetes mellitus.Diabetes is a chronic disease characterised by high blood sugar levels

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Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for Morbid obesity

Posted on June 5, 2017

Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy has become the most commonly performed Bariatric surgery in India and worldwide for Morbid obesity. It started out as the first stage procedure of the originally performed

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When is the right time to go for a weight loss surgery?

Posted on May 19, 2017

Weight loss surgery is a major life change and hence decision. Of course, one shouldn’t be precipitate in taking this decision. If you are struggling to lose weight and haven’t had success through other means such as diet,

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Reasons Why Weight Loss Surgery Works When Dieting Fails

Posted on March 31, 2017

When the risk increases and regular methods to lose or manage weight becomes unsupportive, doctors suggest for bariatric surgery.

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11 dieting Habit to help you achieve your Weight Loss Goals

Posted on Dec 10, 2016

Many people start with practically no robust weigh loss plan and in little time, they quit their effort. Although changing your food habit is key to weight loss, following an informed method will help you achieve you goals better.

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Bariatric surgery increases life expectancy

Posted on Dec 10, 2016

Obesity is associated with an increased risk number of lifestyle disorders like hypertension, heart disease, stroke, diabetes mellitus, osteoarthritis and certain types of cancers. The risk of these diseases is directly linked to increasing BMI.

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Role of Bariatric Surgery in Diabetes mellitus

Posted on April 27, 2016

Bariatric surgery is not just a procedure for weight loss; It is a metabolic surgery as well. This means that it leads to certain metabolic alterations which have a positive impact in terms of insulin secretion and remission of diabetes.

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How gastric bypass surgery works?

Posted on April 26, 2016

Bypass is one of the oldest bariatric procedures That have stood the test of time. It is regarded as The gold standard amongst bariatric surgery Because the long term (> 15 years) results of Gastric bypass in terms of both weight loss and resolution of comorbidities have been better than any other procedure till date.

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How Bariatric Surgery Works: Before, During, and After?

Posted on April 23, 2016

Bariatric surgery is basically An operative procedure which aims at long term and sustainable Weight loss for an individual. There are three types of procedures- Restrictive, Malabsorptive and Combined.

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