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Department of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery is involved in prevention as well as management of all grades of obesity. Treatment options vary from lifestyle modification (for mild obesity) to advanced bariatric surgeries (for severe obesity).
Bariatric Surgical Procedures are an option for treating severe obesity, by reducing intake or absorption of calories. Surgery can be combined with other treatments. Centre of Bariatric Surgery at CAPITOL incorporates weight loss programs and diet counselling.
The aim of the centre is to ensure that weight loss surgery is not a cosmetic surgery but a surgery used to overcome and avoid further complications and existing disease patterns like – hypertension, diabetes, etc.Bariatric Surgeries are performed by surgeons of expertise who ensure that the surgery procedures are through minimal access leaving minimal/no scars on the body.
Some of the routine bariatric procedures performed include:
- Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
- Mini-Gastric Bypass
- Sleeve Gastrectomy
- Gastric banding
- Billopancreatic diversion
- Duodenal switch
- Jejuno-ileal bypass
- Gastric stimulation
- Intragastric balloon
- Endoscopic techniques