Weight-Loss Surgeries

Bariatric surgery   which is also known as weight loss surgery includes a variety of procedures performed to Obese people. In this, 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 referred as Gastrectomy or Bilio-pancreatic  that may duodenal switch or by resecting and re- directing the small intestine to a small stomach pouch and it is termed as, Gastric pouch surgery. Bariatric surgical, includes procedures cause weight loss by restricting the amount of food the stomach can hold, causing  Mal-absorption of nutrients, or by a combination of both gastric restriction and Mal absorption. Bariatric procedures also often cause hormonal changes that may lead other complications as Hyperthyroidism and Insomnia. Most weight loss surgeries today are performed using minimally invasive techniques (laparoscopic surgery) which is also disadvantageous to mankind as it involves high energy radiations. However, research is emerging that suggests bariatric surgery could be appropriate for those with a BMI of 35 to 40 with no comorbidities or a BMI of 30 to 35 with significant comorbidities.

  • Gastric bypass surgery
  • Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB)
  • Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch
  • Gastric sleeve
  • Adjustable Gastric Band

Related Conference of Weight-Loss Surgeries

July 17-18, 2017

11th Obesity and Endocrinology Congress

Melbourne, Australia
August 23-24, 2017

12th World Congress on Obesity, Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery

(10 Plenary Forums - 1Event) Toronto, Canada
September 18-19, 2017

13th Euro Obesity and Endocrinology Congress

Zurich, Switzerland
Oct 23-24, 2017

14th Global Obesity Meeting

Dubai, UAE
October 30- 31, 2017

15th International Conference on Obesity Medicine

Thailand, Bangkok
August 22-23, 2018

Asia Pacific Gynecology and Obstetrics Congress

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