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Bariatric | Obesity & Weight
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Bariatric | Obesity & Weight
loss centre
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Our long experience in managing obesity in SGH will ensure a safe and customized approach to your needs.
Our experienced team is mastering all weight loss procedures, and ready to meet you, understand your expectations, and guide you through your journey to fight obesity from A to Z starting with a very informative first consultation.
We are proud of our records that prove our safe and decent practice.
Bariatric surgeries are in general very safe, the vast majority of patients will be discharged from the hospital safely without any problems.
Rarely complications may occur, and needs to be managed by an experienced team, some of the complications rarely require hospitalization and invasive procedures.
The complications include:
It is well established that the percentage of complications is closely related to the experience of the surgical team and the patient compliance to the postoperative instructions.

Type of Surgeries / Procedures:

Revision of Bariatric Surgeries:

A group of procedures used to treat weight regain, or to manage adverse effects of a previous bariatric surgery.
This includes and not limited to:

Modified Bariatric Procedures:

Recently some modifications suggested to sleeve gastrectomy in certain specific cases. Those modifications are:
Both procedures are new needs more evaluation. But very promising especially in obesity with comorbidities.

Frequently Asked Questions

The simplest way to decide when bariatric surgery is indicated is by calculating Body Mass Index (BMI) - People with BMI exceeding 35 (with co-morbidities ) or above 40 without any comorbidities are candidates for weight loss surgery . Recent studies now is allowing to lower the threshold of surgery indications to 30 – 35 respectively.
The Multiplicity of bariatric procedure (more than 6 kinds of procedures are available) is a good indicator that there is no “one size fit all” in bariatric surgery – each individual patient should be carefully assessed regarding: Degree of obesity, Existing accompanying Health conditions or diseases, Eating Habits, history of previous bariatric surgeries, expectations, compliance …..etc. Then patient should be informed and empowered to collaborate in choosing the suitable kind of surgery for him or for her.
Generally speaking Bariatric Surgery when done by an experienced surgeon to a compliant patient should give impressive sustained results. Failure to loose weight or weight regain after weight loss surgery is related in most of the cases to attitude of the patient. Good surgery of course is a must to achieve good results but it is not sufficient alone. Patient commitment to change his or her life style, sugar free diet, proper eating habits is as important as having a good surgery by an experienced surgeon. Patients are expected to lose around 75% of their excess weight in the first year following surgery.
Most laparoscopic Bariatric surgery are expected to induce about 75% loos of the excess weight.