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Bariatric surgery is a life-altering experience. No matter which weight loss surgery you choose, the procedure is expensive and will require that you make big changes to your lifestyle. As with any surgery, there are benefits and shortcomings to consider. In some cases, the impact on your life may make you wonder if it is truly worth the cost and risks. Gastric bypass and other types of weight-loss surgery, collectively known as bariatric surgery, make surgical changes to your stomach and digestive system that limit how much food you can eat and how many nutrients you absorb, leading to weight loss.
While that may sound appealing, gastric bypass surgery isn’t for everyone. You are eligible for bariatric surgery if your body mass index (BMI) is: 40 or higher. Between 35 and 40, and you have diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, fatty liver disease or sleep apnea. Between 30 and 35, and you have uncontrolled diabetes. What is metabolic surgery?
Metabolic surgery is a class of operations that used to be called “weight-loss” or “bariatric” surgery. There are several types, but the main ones used for diabetes are the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and a partial stomach amputation called sleeve gastrectomy. June 16, 2011 Bariatric surgery works for less obese people, new research suggests.
People with a body mass index or BMI below 35, on whom the surgery is. The ideal weight loss surgery depends on your health and body type. For instance, if you are very obese, or if you have had abdominal surgery before, simpler surgeries might not be possible. Talk. This is why we measure average weight loss after weight loss surgery as a percentage of excess weight.
On average gastric bypass patients lose about 70% (Bariatric Surgery, A Systemic Review and Meta Analysis, 2004) of their excess weight. To simplify, 70% is a good number to use when figuring your expected weight loss after gastric bypass. You may be a candidate for weight loss surgery if: You’re an obese adult, especially if you have a weight -related condition, such as type 2 diabetes. You know the risks and benefits. You’re ready.
Morbid obesity is defined as a BMI score of 40 or more. You typically qualify for bariatric surgery if you have a BMI of 35-39, with specific significant health problems like Type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea or high blood pressure. A BMI of 40 or higher also is a qualifying.
Therefore if you can minimize your use of the medical system over the next few weeks to months for any forms of elective care, including bariatric surgery, that will leave a bed available for someone who wasn’t planning on needing it but needs it anyway; And for the entire health care system that is there to help whichever person is in.
List of related literature:
|from Step-Up to Medicine|
|from The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery|
|from Schein’s Common Sense Emergency Abdominal Surgery: An Unconventional Book for Trainees and Thinking Surgeons|
|from Miller’s Anesthesia:…. 1|
|from Pfenninger and Fowler’s Procedures for Primary Care E-Book|
|from Human Nutrition E-Book|
|from Current Surgical Therapy E-Book|
|from The Advanced Practice Nurse Cardiovascular Clinician|
|from Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications E-Book: A Nursing Approach|
|from Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children|