Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery – Faculty at GEM Hospital

Hernia and Bariatric Surgery Faculty at GEM Hospital

Dr. R. Padmakumar as faculty at conference/workshop held by GEM Hospital and Research Center, Thrissur, on April 6 and 7, 2019. Dr. Padmakumar spoke on the topic of “Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery: Options”. As part of continuing medical education programme and campaign towards excellence in Minimal Access Surgery, this conference was conducted as a Twin Theme Conference/Workshop on Hernia and Bariatric Surgery on April 6th and 7th 2019 and held at Lulu Convention Centre Thrissur.

The conference focused on two core areas of minimal access surgery – Hernia Surgery and Bariatric Surgery, which are undergoing rapid changes.

Hernia and Bariatric Surgery Faculty at Thrissur
Dr. Padmakumar as faculty at
Twin Theme Conference & Workshop
on Hernia & Bariatric Surgery
Hernia and Bariatric Surgery Conference
Twin Theme Conference on
Hernia and Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery

Bariatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with obesity, the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric Surgery is considered in people struggling with severe obesity.

Metabolic Surgery is the term used to describe treatments and procedures for weight loss to treat metabolic diseases, especially, type 2 diabetes.
Obesity is considered a major risk factor for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).

Different Bariatric Procedures include:

Intragastric Balloon Placement is a non-invasive procedure for weight loss.

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