Weight Loss Surgery

Weight Loss Surgery is a surgical method that is used to reduce weight in cases of morbid, adolescence and childhood obesity. It is used to reduce the size of stomach and also to minimize its capacity to expand resulting in lesser food intake by the obese patients.

Bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery) includes a variety of procedures performed on people who have obesity. Weight loss is achieved by reducing the size of the stomach with a gastric band or through removal of a portion of the stomach or by resecting and re-routing the small intestine to a small stomach pouch.bariatric surgery for obese people with a body mass index (BMI) of at least 40, and for people with BMI 35 and serious coexisting medical conditions such as diabetes. Surgery should be considered as a treatment option for patients with a BMI of 40 kg/m2 or greater who instituted but failed an adequate exercise and diet program.

Related Journals of Weight Loss Surgery

Journal of Physical Education and Sport, Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, European Physical Education Review.

 

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Recommended Conferences

  • 13th World Congress on Obesity
    Aug 24-25, 2017, Toronto, Canada
  • 14th Euro Obesity and Endocrinology Congress
    Sep 21-23, 2017, Madrid, Spain
  • 14th Global Obesity Meeting
    October 23-24, 2017 Dubai, UAE
  • 16th International Conference and Exhibition on Obesity& Weight Management
    November 13-15, 2017 Atlanta,Georgia,USA
  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Obesity
    Nov 16-17, 2017, Las Vegas, USA
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