WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY

weight loss surgery in chennai

When considering weight loss treatments it’s important to assess your options using two critical factors : safety, and effectiveness.At Indigo Womens Center , our consultants are available round the clock to answer your queries pre-op and post-op and guide you in your journey through a healthier lifestyle.

Obesity is defines as an high levels of body fat in relation to lean body mass. It is commonly measured by Body Mass Index (BMI), which is the relationship of weight on height. An adult with a BMI of 27.5 or more is considered obese. Obesity becomes morbid when an adult is 40kgs or more over ideal body weight or has a BMI over 37.5.

What are the adverse effects of obesity on the body?

Increased incidences of

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Heart disease
  • Arthritis
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Polycystic ovary
  • Depression

Higher body weights are also associated with cancer, infertility, asthma and early death.

How Does Sleeve Gastrectomy Cause Weight Loss?

Sleeve gastrectomy reduces the size of the stomach and limits the quantity of food that can be eaten at one time.After eating a small amount of food, you will feel full very quickly and continue to feel full for several hours.Sleeve gastrectomy may also cause a decrease in appetite.

What Are The Benefits Of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy?

Patients will lose between 40% to 70% of their body weight within a year.

Many obesity-related comorbidities like Diabetes, hypertension, obstructive sleep apnea and abnormal cholesterol levels are reduced or even cured in some cases.

Obesity dramatically increases the risk of:

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Heart disease
  • Arthritis
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Polycystic ovary
  • Depression

Higher body weights are also associated with cancer, infertility, asthma and early death.

SURGICAL TECHNIQUES:
CONVENTIONAL LAPAROSCOPY

The operation is done through small holes in your body. The surgeon operators looking at the image in the monitor using thin long instruments though two or more other small holes placed in the body. It is the favorite choice of patients due to minimal scar, less pain, and better post-operative comfort.

SINGLE INCISION LAPAROSCOPY

This technique famously called as Single port Surgery offer huge benefits with regards to cosmetics, less pain, and early return to work than laparoscopy. It involves one small scar inside the navel for using specialized equipment’s and thus make surgical scar invisible after surgery.

ROBOTIC SURGERY:

In robotic surgery, the surgeon sits at a computer station nearby and directs the movements of a robot through small instruments attached to the robot’s arms. It’s intuitiveness make surgery more safer, precise and less errors in super obese patients making complex bariatric procedures possible in single stage.

ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY

Endoscopic surgery is a procedure during which treatment is carried out via the endoscope. A number of different techniques have been developed to allow treatment to be carried out endoscopically, for people who don’t fit under the surgical guidelines or to treat weight regain.

RESTRICTIVE PROCEDURES:

Sleeve Gastrectomy Procedure Description:

Sleeve Gastrectomy is a restrictive procedure that limits the amount of food you can eat by reducing the size of your stomach. During this procedure, a thin vertical sleeve of stomach is created using a stapling device. The sleeve will typically hold between 50-150 ml of food and liquid and is about the size of a banana. The excised portion of the stomach is removed from the body. How it works to help you lose weight As you eat less food your body will stop storing excess calories and start using its fat supply for energy thus helping lose up to 80% of excess wait.

DIABETIC SURGERY

Diabetic or Metabolic surgery is surgery for resolution of diabetes associated with or without obesity. Metabolic surgery can also be sometimes performed for Hypertension and Dyslipidemia alone. Malabsorptive surgery resulted in control/ cure of diabetes. However, this surgery can only be performed in obese patients.

MALABSORPTIVE PROCEDURES :

Gastric Bypass:

Procedure description: Gastric Bypass is a combination of restrictive malabsorptive surgical techniques. A small stomach pouch is created and a section of the small intestine is directly attached to the pouch. This allows food bypass a portion of the small intestine. The gastric bypass limits the amount of food that can be eaten at one time, so you feel full sooner and stay full longer. By bypassing a portion of the small intestine, it causes your body to absorb fewer calories. How it worked to help you lose weight As you eat less food and absorb fewer calories, your body will stop storing excess calories and start using its fat supply for energy thus helping to lose wait for longer duration then restrictive the procedure.

Why choose Indigo Womens Center for your weight loss procedure?
  • Highly specialised consultants
  • State of the art Operation theatres
  • Fantastic at-home ambience
  • After op support day and night by our specialists.