Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery in Surat

Bariatric surgery is a common term collectively used for many types of weight-loss surgeries. These surgeries make changes to your digestive system to help you lose weight. They either limit the amount of food you can take or reduce your ability to absorb nutrition and in some cases both. Read and know in brief about bariatric surgery and basic of Bariatric Surgery in Surat.

Such types of surgeries are done when diet or exercise plans have not worked out for the person and when the person has some serious health condition as a result of their weight. Gastric bypass is the most common type of bariatric surgery and most surgeons prefer this surgery as it usually has fewer complications than other weight-loss surgeries do.

These surgeries generally pose major risks and side effects and the patient has to make changes to their diet permanently and also schedule a fixed exercise regime so that they can ensure the lasting success of bariatric surgeries. 

Types of weight loss/bariatric surgeries

Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD/DS).

  • Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty.
  • Gastric bypass (Roux-en-Y)
  • Intragastric balloon
  • Sleeve gastrectomy

Biliopancreatic Diversion With Duodenal Switch (BPD/DS)

This weight loss procedure or process is said to be less common and has two major steps.

The initial step is also called sleeve gastrectomy where eighty percent of the patient’s stomach will be removed leaving a much smaller tube-shaped stomach. The pyloric valve which releases food to the small intestine still remains along with a few portions of the small intestine which usually connects with the stomach. The second, as well as the final step, is to bypass the majority of the intestine to the duodenum which is situated near the stomach. These surgeries once done reduce the amount of food you intake as well as the amount of nutrient absorption is also limited which generally includes fats and proteins. This surgery is performed mostly together but rarely in fewer cases, they are performed as two major surgeries such as sleeve gastrectomy and once the weight loss starts the intestinal bypass is done. This procedure has more risks even when the results are effective. And so to avoid any misshapen, this surgery is recommended for patients whose body mass index (BMI) is greater than 50.

Bariatric surgery in Surat

 

This procedure is not for everyone who is obese. And so screening processes are done to see if you are a suitable candidate for this surgery.

This procedure is done when the person has a high risk of potentially life-threatening health issues related to weight gain, such as the following:

  • Heart disease
  • High BP
  • High cholesterol
  • Severe sleep apnoea
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Stroke infertility

BPD/DS risk factors includes the following

  • Excessive bleeding
  • Infection
  • Adverse reaction to anaesthesia
  • Blood clots
  • Lung or breathing problems
  • Leaks in the gastrointestinal system

Long-term risks are:

  • Bowel obstruction
  • Dumping syndrome
  • Gallstones
  • Hernias
  • Hypoglycaemia or low blood sugar
  • Malnutrition
  • Stomach perforation
  • Ulcers
  • Vomiting

Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty

One of the latest types of weight loss surgery is endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty. In this procedure, the size of the patient’s stomach is reduced with the help of the endoscopic suturing device. When a person’s body mass index is 30 or above, as well as their diet and exercise plan, hasn’t worked out then this surgery is recommended. A significant loss of weight can be observed through the procedure of endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty as the surgery limits the food intake and moreover the operation is less invasive and the number of complications is also less.

Bariatric surgery in Surat

 

This procedure is generally considered safer than other bariatric surgeries. Symptoms such as pain and nausea can be observed for several days which can be easily fixed by analgesic and antiemetics. Mostly people fully recover within two to three days. Although this procedure is not a temporary one, it is a procedure that can be reversed. However, as this surgery is quite a new procedure, the long term effects and risks are unknown.

This procedure is generally considered safer than other bariatric surgeries. Symptoms such as pain and nausea can be observed for several days which can be easily fixed by analgesic and antiemetics. Mostly people fully recover within two to three days. Although this procedure is not a temporary one, it is a procedure that can be reversed. However, as this surgery is quite a new procedure, the long term effects and risks are unknown. SIDS Hospital is performing most number of Bariatric Surgery in Surat.

Gastric Bypass (Roux-en-Y)

Gastric bypass surgery is also called a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. In this procedure, a small pouch that is in the stomach is connected to the small intestine directly. And so the food once swallowed passes from the small pouch of the stomach to the small intestine without passing through most of the stomach past and the initial portion of the small intestine.

Gastric Bypass (Roux-en-Y)

This procedure is the most common weight loss procedure followed world-wide and as any weight loss surgery, this is also done when the diet and exercise plan doesn’t work out for the patient.

The gastric bypass surgery is generally a suitable option for individuals whose:

  • Body mass index is forty or higher
  • BMI range from 35 to 39 with health issues such as type 2 diabetes or high BP or severe sleep apnoea
  • In some rare cases, the surgery is done when you have severe health issues even if your BMI is thirty to thirty-four
Risks such as excessive bleeding, infection, adverse reactions to anaesthesia, blood clots, lung problems, and gastrointestinal system leakage are short term issue while bowel obstruction, diarrheal, nausea, vomiting, gallstones, hernias, hypoglycaemia, malnutrition, ulcers, stomach perforation are a long term complications. For gastric bypass related Bariatric Surgery in Surat one can visit at SIDS Hospital.

Intragastric Balloon

In this weight loss surgery a saline-filled balloon made of silicon is fixed in the stomach. This helps the patient to lose weight as the amount of food eaten is limited. And it makes the person feel full even with small portions.

Bariatric surgery in Surat

This procedure is generally recommended for people who:

  • Have a Body mass index between 30 to 40
  • Are willing to adopt a healthy lifestyle and participate in behavioural therapy
  • Have not undergone any previous stomach or esophageal surgery
One third of the people are affected by pain and nausea after this procedure. But these symptoms are only for a few days which can be resolved through medication. Replacement for the intragastric balloon and their removal are quite rare. There is a possibility that the balloon could deflate and could move to the person’s digestive system which could become a risk. And this causes the blockage which would need another surgery. Some rare possibilities such as ulcers or perforation of the abdominal might occur. Dr Dhaval Mangukiya with vast experience for Bariatric Surgery in Surat available at SIDS Hospital for his expert advice and solutions.

Sleeve Gastrectomy

Sleeve gastrectomy is a surgical weight loss procedure also known as vertical sleeve gastrectomy. This surgery is done through laparoscopy method. Around eighty percent of the stomach is removed in this procedure. A small tube-shaped stomach which is the size and shape of the banana is left behind. Hormonal changes are induced in this procedure to help weight loss. These hormones not only reduce weight but also helps in relieving from conditions such as high BP or any typical heart disease related to weight issues. We are most experienced in Bariatric Surgery in Surat for sleeve gastrectomy.

This procedure is generally recommended for people who:

  • Have Body mass index is forty or higher (extreme obesity)
  • BMI range from 35 to 39 point nine with health issues such as type 2 diabetes or high BP or severe sleep apnoea
  • In some rare cases, the surgery is done when you have severe health issues even if your BMI is thirty to thirty-four

Risk

  • Excessive bleeding
  • Infection
  • Adverse reaction to anaesthesia
  • Blood clots
  • Lung or breathing problems
  • Leaks in the gastrointestinal system
  • Bowel obstruction
  • Dumping syndrome
  • Gallstones
  • Hernias
  • Hypoglycaemia or low blood sugar
  • Malnutrition
  • Stomach perforation
  • Ulcers
  • Vomiting

Is bariatric surgery right for you?

Bariatric surgeries may not be suitable for everyone and so they are only performed if there is a serious health threat or impediment to the patient due to their excessive weight. It is not advised as a cosmetic procedure as there are serious risks and complications that may arise.

Is it normal to gain weight right after gastric sleeve surgery?

If you‘ve had bariatric surgery, one of your greatest fears may be that you‘ll regain the weight. Unfortunately, the truth is it’s easy to regain weight. People typically start gaining weight 12 to 18 months after their surgery. And it can happen for a variety of reasons.

How can I avoid weight gain after a gastric sleeve?

5 Ways to Avoid Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery

  1. Get post-op support for long-term success. …
  2. Assemble a health team. …
  3. Rethink your relationship with food. …
  4. Create new eating habits that will last a lifetime. …
  5. Make fitness a priority, starting with the recovery process.

Can liquids stretch your stomach after a gastric sleeve?

You know that feeling when you’ve consumed too many fluids and you feel that your stomach is stretched out? Well, rest assured, you’re in no danger of causing any damage to your post-op stomach pouch. Drinking liquids cannot cause this problem because the liquids pass through your system without restriction.

How much weight do you lose in 3 months after a gastric sleeve?

During the first month, patients can expect an average weight loss of up to 30 pounds. After three months, the percentage of overall excess loss can reach up to 30 percent. That number increases to 50 percent after six months – which means the expected weight loss translates to about two pounds per week.

Can you do the gastric sleeve twice?

Depending on the anatomy and the size of your sleeve you may qualify for “Re-Sleeve” or revision to Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass. You need to be evaluated by a Bariatric Surgeon experienced in Revisional Bariatric Surgery.

What happens to your old stomach after gastric bypass?

The remnant (or remaining) stomach gets smaller over time since it is no longer getting stretched with food and drink, but still serves an essential purpose in producing stomach acid and enzymes to help us digest our food.

What foods Cannot be eaten after bariatric surgery?

Here are eight foods to avoid after bariatric surgery:

  • Food with Empty Calories
  • Alcohol
  • Dry Foods
  • Bread, Rice, and Pasta
  • Fibrous Fruits and Vegetables
  • High-Fat Food
  • Sugary and Highly Caffeinated Drinks
  • Tough Meats.

How do you lose belly fat after gastric bypass?

  1. Eat more fiber. People who increase the amount of soluble fiber they eat every day build up less visceral fat over time than people who eat less fiber
  2. Get plenty of protein
  3. Get more aerobic exercise
  4. Reduce stress
  5. Eat more healthy fats
  6. Get enough sleep.
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