It’s not all the time that you lose weight by dieting or going to the gym –some weight is just too stubborn. This is where bariatric surgical procedures come in. The main aim of these surgical procedures is to help you reduce weight by limiting the amount of food the stomach can hold. This is done by shrinking the size of your stomach so that you don’t eat as much food as you used to. Since these procedures change the quantity of food you consume, you most likely to have hormonal changes.
Gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, the adjustable gastric band as well as biliopancreatic diversion with a duodenal switch are the most common bariatric surgical procedures. Each type of bariatric surgery comes with its own set of advantages and disadvantages. Here’s a brief discussion around the common types of bariatric surgery:
Which Bariatric Procedures Can I Find?
Bariatric surgery is a broad specialty and as such, encompasses a wide range of procedures.
Our team will dedicate their effort and time to help you choose the clinic best for you. Our goal is not just to find ‘a doctor’ for you, but to find ‘the right doctor’.