Weight-loss surgery is an option for obese individuals and may be covered by insurance in cases where it’s medically necessary. As with any surgery, some risks may be greater or lesser, depending on your personal medical history. It’s common to feel afraid or apprehensive about weight-loss surgery. However, the benefits for eligible patients generally outweigh…

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Robots have consistently found their place in medical surgery ever since the Food & Drug Administration approved robot utilization for medical procedures in the United States in 2000. One of the prominent fields to lap up the innovation is bariatric surgery. Traditional laparoscopic bariatric surgeries have been minimally invasive surgeries that have successfully tackled morbid…

General Surgeon

Given the wide-ranging skills and capabilities of a general surgeon, many people are unsure about their specialities. Most often, the word ‘general’ gives patients an impression of the surgeon being not sufficiently qualified to perform surgeries involving high complexity. When patients encounter a medical problem that is related to a certain organ or body part…

Gastric Bypass Surgery

Going in for a weight loss surgery requires immense resolve and mental strength. While a lot of pre-surgery effort are needed to normalize the patient’s medical parameters and mentally preparing them for the surgery; a larger bearing on the outcome is held by the quality of postoperative care, diet and lifestyle. Each type of weight…

A Brief Guide to Bariatric Surgery

The duodenal switch is a complex weight loss surgery that goes by various names, such as Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch (BPD-DS), Gastric Reduction Duodenal Switch, or simply – DS. Due to its high complexity and long duration, it is the most expensive bariatric procedure. Additionally, not many medical centers are proficient at the duodenal…

Obalon Balloon

If you have been fighting obesity and have tried various weight loss methods without getting much success, Obalon Balloon procedure can be a possible solution. This non-surgical procedure entails placing three gas-filled balloons in the stomach for a period of 6 months, which reduces the food intake capacity, thereby facilitating weight loss. Before going ahead…

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