A bariatric surgery is generally recommended to people who are not able to loss excess weight with conventional methods, such as regularly exercising, lifestyle modifications and dieting. Besides, this procedure also helps reduce the risk of various potentially life-threatening diseases associated with obesity, such as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke. Our proficient and expertly trained bariatric surgeons at KMC Hospital offer holistic care and end-to-end treatment to patients needing bariatric surgery.
At KMC Hospital, our experienced bariatric surgeons collaborate with specialists from various disciplines to offer comprehensive care to patients. Equipped with modern real-time imaging technology and world class surgical equipment, our doctors perform all bariatric surgeries efficiently while ensuring personalized patient care.
We also have state-of-the-art infrastructure for single-incision, robotic and endoscopic procedures which ensures successful outcomes of sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch and adjustable gastric banding procedures. In addition, we recommend minimally invasive procedures wherever possible to ensure minimum discomfort to the patient and faster recovery. Visit Manipal Hospitals, the Bariatric Surgery Hospital in Mangalore to know more
At KMC Hospital, our Bariatric Centre of Excellence offers:
Obesity treatment with personalized disease diagnosis & care
Psychological support during post-surgical rehabilitation
OT tables and instruments specifically designed to provide maximum comfort
All bariatric procedures
Also called anastomosis gastric bypass, this procedure involves gastric sleeve as well as standard gastric bypass procedures. It is recommended to people who have a BMI of 30 or more along with any obesity-associated disorders, such as cancer, hypertension, diabetes and sleep apnoea.
It involves using robot-assisted procedure/laparoscopy to make several tiny incisions on the patient’s abdomen. This procedure helps doctors remove as much as 75% of the patient’s stomach, thereby making it look like a ‘sleeve’. In addition, this procedure also enables the removal of a part of the intestines, which helps the patient reduce their food…
This procedure involves making several incisions on the patient’s abdomen, which is followed by trocar placement. After this, the patient is told to lie down on their reverse side so that the surgeon can get a better view of the gastro-oesophageal junction. This is followed by the placement of an adjustable silicone ring around the stomach of the patient,…
A bariatric surgery is usually recommended to:
People with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 or more (extreme obesity)
People with a BMI between 35 and 39.9 (obesity) or serious weight-related health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure or severe sleep apnoea. Book an appointment today to start Weight Loss Treatment in Mangalore.
People with a BMI between 30 and 34 and serious weight-related health problems
Obese individuals are at far greater risk of dying from obesity-related diseases, including coronary artery disease, hypertension (high blood pressure), type 2 diabetes and certain cancers. A healthy weight for most people is defined as a body mass index (BMI) between 18.5 and 24.9.
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