Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018: Can bariatric endoscopy replace surgery for obesity?

With obesity becoming a widespread disease and many people coming forward for surgical intervention, the question of whether bariatric endoscopy will replace bariatric surgery was hotly debated by the esteemed doctors at the Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 conference

Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018: Can bariatric endoscopy replace surgery for obesity?The bariatric surgery in India has evolved over the last two decades. Experts say that endoscopic bariatric surgery will evolve a lot more in future. But at the same time, it is difficult for experts to predict on how much endoscopic bariatric surgery will replace all the conventional options. With obesity being a widespread disease […]

Doctors’ army who’re fighting to make India obesity-free

Obesity is a major risk factor for a number of chronic diseases, including diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. While, India is under siege: Junk food, alcohol and sedentary lifestyle are leading us to silent self-destruction. Country’s leading bariatric surgeons share current situation of obesity in India and give measures to tackle it

Doctors’ army who’re fighting to make India obesity-freeAs per World Health Organization (WHO), in the world, in the year 2016, more than 1.9 billion adults were overweight. Of these, over 650 million were obese. In 2016, as many as 39 per cent of adults aging 18 years and over were overweight, and 13 per cent were obese. And over 340 million children […]

Post bariatric surgeries on rise in Mumbai, say doctors 

Doctors say a lot of people opt for contouring or such procedures that will help them in fixing their saggy skin post bariatric surgeries. Out of everyone who undergoes this surgery, about 2 to 3 per cent will undergo these surgeries. The ones who are opting for it are elderly people, because as one gets older the skin becomes elastic as compared to a younger individual

Post bariatric surgeries on rise in Mumbai, say doctors Bariatric surgeries have become popular in the recent past. Credit it to growing awareness among people or exceeding self-consciousness, there are a lot of people opting for bariatric surgery. Recently, doctors across the city say there is a rising trend among people who come for bariatric surgery to get post-surgery body contouring procedures done for […]

Lose weight without surgery, Nashik doctors perform India’s first bariatric interventional procedure

In a first, Nashik doctors perform bariatric interventional procedure on a 45-year-old man who weighed 138 kilos. Usually, the procedure is practiced for stopping bleeding in stomach or treating stomach ulcers. As per a study, this procedure promises 20-30 per cent weight loss in six months, however city-based bariatric surgeons have refuted the claim saying it is a wait and watch on how this patient recovers as they do not know about the side effects of the procedure

Lose weight without surgery, Nashik doctors perform India’s first bariatric interventional procedureNashik doctors performed India’s first bariatric interventional procedure for weight loss on a 45-year-old man who weighed 138 kilos. This non-invasive procedure for weight loss is usually practiced for stopping bleeding in stomach or treating stomach ulcers. “It is a routine interventional radiology procedure to treat bleeding in stomach and ulcer. It was observed that […]