Guide To Bariatric Surgery

15 Oct, 2018 | Riley Chidley | No Comments

Guide To Bariatric Surgery

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Bariatric surgery is the first thing that comes to mind when we think about the easiest ways to lose weight. Yes, bariatric surgery is a long term solution and quite an easy one as well. I mean you don’t have to go through any exercise or diet for this procedure.

There are lot of bariatric surgeons in Perth but you must have some understand about the procedure before going to the doctor which is why we have create a guide for you guys to look ta before hitting the bariatric surgery in Perth or anywhere in the world.

What is bariatric surgery?

Bariatric surgery is related to your stomach, meaning that you will be experience certain changes in your stomach after getting the surgery. The basic thing that you need to know is that during the procedure the surgeon will reduce the size of your stomach so that you consume lower amount of calories plus the stomach will be designed to only intake certain amounts of calories and the rest will be excreted out.

What are the types of bariatric surgery?

There are different types of bariatric surgeries that are suggested by the surgeons but the most common ones in Perth are lap band surgery, gastric bypass and gastric sleeve surgery. The procedure is usually carried out by punching small holes in your abdomen but it could be done by making larger cuts.

  1.  The other type is the lap band surgery in which an adjustable ring is attached to the upper part of your stomach to create a minor sack to increase the time the food stay sin the top part.
  2.  In gastric bypass, a portion of the small intestine is removed and a small stomach pouch is created by joined to the intestine. This allows the food to bypass the stomach so that lesser calories are absorbed.
  3.  In gastric sleeve surgery the hormone that induces hunger is removed along with most part of the stomach to lower the consumption of food.

Which type of bariatric surgery is right for me?

There are quite a number of options that you can choose form but that doesn’t mean that all of them are right for you. Consult 2-3 doctors before getting the surgery to make sure that the procedure is right for you. Sometimes wrong procedure can cause death as well which is why you must be absolutely sure before getting the procedure done. Consult your doctor for more details.