Dr. Randeep Wadhawan, HOD - Department of Minimal Access Surgery, Bariatric & Metabolic, and Gastrointestinal Surgery at Manipal Hospitals Delhi, speaks about the department of Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery at the hospital. Dr. Wadhawan speaks about the modern equipment, the experienced staff, and the various treatments and procedures undertaken by the department.
Dr. Randeep Wadhawan, HOD - Department of Minimal Access Surgery, Bariatric & Metabolic, and Gastrointestinal Surgery at Manipal Hospitals Delhi, speaks about the department of Gastrointestinal Surgery at the hospital. Dr. Wadhawan speaks about the modern equipment, the experienced staff, and the various treatments and procedures undertaken by the department.
Alahrawi Aliyah Faisal, a resident of Iraq, visited Manipal Hospitals Delhi to consult with specialists to cure her worsening condition, after she had undergone two bariatric surgeries in Iraq. Dr. Randeep Wadhawan, HOD - GI, MAS & Bariatric Surgery at Manipal Hospitals Delhi performed a successful Corrected Bariatric Surgery on Alahrawi. Alahrawi and her husband share their experience undergoing treatment at Manipal Hospitals in Delhi. Watch the video to know more. #ManipalHospitalsDelhi #YourManipal #LifesOn
Obesity is a pandemic condition affecting 700 million people all over the world. Further, approximately 2 billion people in the world are overweight. Although bariatric surgery is available for patients with obesity, very few people opt for the surgery due to its side effects. Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty is a new, incision-less, minimally invasive procedure with fewer side effects.
Bariatric surgery is a surgical procedure performed to reduce weight and this type of surgery shows improvement in people with body mass index above 35kg/m2 along with obesity-related diseases. Bariatric surgery is done in patients with a body mass index of 35 kg/m2 or more. It is also considered for patients with a body mass index of more than 30 kg/m2 with obesity‑related complications such as type 2 diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidaemia, etc.
ESG procedure is permanent, but an experienced surgeon can reverse the procedure if required. The reversal of the procedure involves the removal of the sutures through an endoscopic procedure. Normally, the sutures used in the procedure have durability of around 5 years.
ESG is a permanent procedure, while an intragastric balloon is a temporary procedure. The doctor removes the balloon after 6 months. The patient experiences significant nausea with the balloon procedure. Gastrectomy is the surgery that involves the removal of a part of the stomach through an abdominal incision.
Discuss with your doctor if you are planning to get pregnant just after the ESG procedure. Doctors generally recommend avoiding pregnancy at least one year after the procedure.
Bariatric surgery is an operation that helps to lose weight by making changes to the digestive system. Some types of bariatric surgeries make stomach smaller, allowing one to eat and drink less at one time and making them feel full sooner.
Usually, patients return to work in one or two weeks after surgery. Due to low energy for a while after surgery, it is recommended to have some half days in the first week of work.
Metabolic surgery is usually recommended in obese diabetes patients who cannot be managed with medicines alone.
Yes, it can be risky. However, almost everyone with type 2 diabetes sees big improvement or even complete remission after surgery. It is important to follow doctors' advice and instructions.
Some bariatric procedures make it easy to lose weight within a few weeks after the procedure, but it can take up to a month with others.