Obesity is a disease of new millennium which was not known or understood just few years back. With an average 3-5% of obese persons in India and approximately 75 lacs of obese people in Gujarat, obesity has become one of the leading cause of morbidly and mortality.
Type-2 diabetes ( 40 times higher risk of DM 2 in obese as compare to normal weight individual), Hypertension, Ischemic heart disease & heart failure, Stroke & paralysis, Dementia & depression, Fatty liver, NASH (non-alcoholic steato hepatitis), Joint pains, gout, Sleep apnoea, snoring, obesity hypoventilation syndrome, Dyslipidaemia, Dvt & venous statics, Infertility & menstrual irregularities, Urinary incontinence, 13 type of cancers are more in obese than normal individual, Physical and psychological problems associated with Obesity.
Obesity is treated with Bariatric / Metabolic Surgery. These surgeries are being performed on your stomach and intestines to restrict your diet and to bypass your calories. Metabolic syndromes like diabetes, dyslipidaemia, hypertension etc. Diet, life style, dieses, hereditary are the reasons for Obesity.
The right candidate for bariatric surgery : Patient’s weight alone does not decide if you qualify for bariatric surgery, its all about BMI. According the Asian guidelines, qualifications for bariatric surgery in most areas include on patients BMI , at least one or more obesity related co-morbidities such as type 2 diabetes (T2DM), hypertension, sleep apnea and other respiratory disorders, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, osteoarthritis, lipid abnormalities, gastrointestinal disorders, or heart disease.
These surgeries are safe, they are done with laparoscopy so less painful, early recovery and early discharge from the hospital. Patient can mobile on the day of surgery and can resume work/ office in a week.
In Zydus hospital we are having specific dedicated department which look after obesity and metabolic surgery, with having most advanced laminar flow operation theatres and back up ICU care. We make sure that we can deliver maximum results in each of our obese patients with most affordable rates.