Prof. Ameet Patel MS FRCS

Bariatric Surgery

  • Over 1.3million people in the UK are considered morbidly obese and could be considered for bariatric surgery

  • Bariatric surgical procedures include laparoscopic gastric banding, laparoscopic gastric bypass, laparoscopic duodenal switch and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy

  • In classifying morbid obesity the Body Mass Index (BMI) is the most commonly used as a guide as to whether someone is obese. It is a ratio of weight and height (kg/m2)
    Click here for an interactive BMI calculator

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