Bariatric Surgery is effective in reducing 50 to 85% of excess body weight. Most of the medical co-morbidities also improves or resolves along with the weight loss. Benefits include Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus resolution, improvement of hypertension and high cholesterol, resolution of obstructive sleep apnea, etc.
Bariatric surgery is performed to restrict the intake of food or to reduce absorption of food from stomach and intestine. Thus this procedure results in overall body weight reduction and helps improve associated medical disorders that result from excess body weight.
Dear doctor, By god’s grace everything is ok now. Before the surgery I was 107 kg now it’s 79. Thank you very much for that. I changed all my food habits nowadays I eat only egg and milk in the morning. Some soup or oats related meals for lunch and dinner. I tried to eat […]
Weight Loss Surgery in Kerala at VPS Lakeshore Hospital
Weight Loss Surgery in Kerala is performed regularly at VPS Lakeshore Hospital by team led by Dr. R. Padmakumar. Dr. Padmakumar is hailed as the leading Obesity / Bariatric Surgeon in India and UAE. He received Indywood Medical Excellence Award in 2018 for “Professional Excellence in Obesity and Diabetes Surgery“. What is Bariatric Surgery? Bariatric […]
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