Bariatric surgeries are a branch of surgical procedures which are focused on reduction of weight. Bariatric surgeries are performed using the laparoscopic keyhole technique, this technique is advantageous over the open type surgeries as this involves very less incisions on the body, keyhole surgeries are good because patients are not put to lot of pain in these procedures
- Type II Diabetes
Most patients experience an improvement in control of their diabetes following bariatric surgery. 77% of diabetes patients are able to stop taking their diabetes medications after surgery.
Over 60% of patients with high blood pressure are able to stop medications and nearly 80% have an improvement in their high blood pressure.
- Sleep Apnea
Many patients have undiagnosed sleep apnea at their initial evaluation for weight loss surgery. It is important to be tested and start treatment prior to surgery to minimize the risk of complications. 68-95% of patients have resolution of their sleep apnea symptoms following bariatric surgery.
Many patients seeking treatment have elevated cholesterol or lipids prior to surgery. Lipid profiles are improved in 60-95% of patients after weight loss procedures.
- Quality of Life
Patients report an improved quality of life and increased activity after weight loss surgery.
Dr. Venu Gopal Pareek
Consultant Bariatric & Laparoscopic Surgeon
More Than 10000 Laparoscopic Surgeries Done Personally in Last 13+ Years. Laparoscopic work includes Diagnostic lap, Lap Appendix, Lap Cholecystectomy, PCOD, Lap Ovarian Cystectomies, Lap Hysterectomies, Lap Hernia Repairs, Single port surgeries and open Surgeries including Colonic and Hepatobiliary. Specialized interest in bariatric surgeries like sleeve gastrectomy, minigastric bypass & gastric bypass. Done more than 550 bariatric procedures.