Different Weight Loss Surgeries and Procedures

Diet and excercise, behaviour therapy, and anti-obesity drugs are the first-line treatments for obesity and overweight. But for severe obesity this has limited success and long term success is very poor. Weight loss surgery or bariatric surgery results in greater weight loss than these conventional treatments. Weight loss surgery aids in improving the quality of life and brings improvement in obesity related diseases such as diabetes mellitus, hypertension, etc). Different Weight Loss Surgeries or Obesity Surgeries include:

  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG)
  • Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
  • Mini Gastric Bypass (MGB)

Non-Surgical Weight Loss Procedure include:

  • Intragastric Balloon Placement (IGB)
  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy is a surgical procedure for weight loss. Sleeve gastrectomy is also known as a vertical sleeve gastrectomy or gastric sleeve procedure. In this procedure, the outer margin of the stomach is removed to restrict the amount of intake of food leaving the size of the stomach to about 15% of the original size of the stomach.

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  • Gastric Bypass is a surgical weight loss procedure for treatment of morbid obesity. In this procedure the stomach is divided into a small upper pouch and a large lower pouch. The small intestine is then reattached to the pouch that creates a bypass for food, which results in absorption of less calories and nutrients.

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    Contact Details

    Dr. R. Padmakumar
    Senior Consultant Laparoscopic and Metabolic Surgeon &
    Director - Verwandeln Institute (Transforming Lives)
    (Specialist in Laparoscopy, Hernia, Cancer, Obesity, Diabetes Surgery, Endoscopic Thyroid Surgery, Thoracoscopy, Intragastric Balloon)
    Keyhole Clinic, Thammanam Road, Plarivattom, Kerala, Kochi, India
    Lakeshore Hospital, Maradu, Kerala, Kochi, India

    Consultant Surgeon
    Starcare Hospital, Mawaleh, Seeb, Muscat, Oman (+968 24557200)
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    National President - Indian Hernia Society (2016)
    Chairman (Elect), Association of Surgeons of India - Kerala Chapter
    GC Member, Association of Surgeons of India (2013 - 2018)
    Vice President- Society of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of India
    Jt. Secretary - Indian Association of Endocrine Surgeons (2016)
    Founder Member, Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society Of India
    Founder Member, Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India
    International Faculty of IASGO on Hernia and Diabetic Surgery
    International Faculty of IFSO on Diabetic Surgery
    Associate Editor : Diabetes and Obesity International Journal