Weight Loss Surgery in Bathinda
What is Weight Loss Surgery?
Weight loss surgery is surgery done on the stomach or intestine (or both) to help a person lose weight. It is also called bariatric surgery. Dr. Amit Sood is the Best Bariatric Surgeon in Bathinda. He treats his patients at his Ckosmic Surgical Center with the help of his advanced and very experienced staff members. He examines every patient personally and makes sure that the patients are comfortable with him.
Dr. Amit Sood recommend weight loss surgery for people who are very overweight ( obese ), particularly if they have weight-related health problems.
- After surgery, a person will still need to make lifelong changes to what and how much they eat. • Weight loss surgery can decrease weight-related health problems such as diabetes. • Weight loss surgery may be more effective than dieting, but it has a higher risk of causing side effects.
In order for a person to qualify for weight loss surgery, they need to:
- Be physically and mentally prepared to have the surgery.
- Be prepared to follow Dr. Amit Sood’s instructions after surgery about what to eat, how much exercise to get, and when to have follow-up tests.
How does the doctor perform weight loss surgery?
The stomach is the first place food arrives after it has been swallowed. The stomach begins to digest food and then transfers it to the intestine. The intestine completes the process of digesting food and then transfers nutrients to the body. Weight loss surgery causes either or both of the following to occur:
- Makes the stomach smaller to limit the amount of food a person can eat
- Avoid passing through a part of the intestine so that a smaller amount of food is absorbed The most common weight loss surgeries are:
- Sleeve gastrectomy : The removal of part of the stomach so that what remains is just a small, thin tube.
- Gastric bypass : Creating a small pouch in the stomach and connecting it to the central part of the small intestine.
- Adjustable gastric banding : The placement of a band on the stomach to restrict the size.
After Gastric Bypass surgery, the stomach can only store a small amount of food. Food leaving the stomach is diverted to the first portion of the small intestine.
Dr. Amit Sood recommends which type of weight loss surgery is best for the person.
Some weight loss surgeries can be performed laparoscopically. Dr. Amit Sood inserts a viewing device (laparoscope) and surgical instruments through small incisions inside the abdomen. Laparoscopy is generally safer and the person recovers faster than normal (open) surgery.
What can a person eat after having weight loss surgery?
It is possible that a person may have to wait approximately four weeks before eating solid foods. During the first two weeks, the person consumes protein drinks. During the next two weeks, the person may start eating some soft, doughy, or pureed foods.
Once the person starts eating solid foods, Dr. Amit Sood will likely give the following recommendations:
- Eating small pieces of food
- Chew food carefully
- Not eating foods high in fat and sugar, such as fast-food, restaurant food, cakes and cookies • Eat only small meals
- Not drinking fluids while eating solid foods
While having a smaller stomach makes it easier to eat less, there are people who continue to overeat. Some people drink a lot of frappes or other high-calorie drinks. Others continue to eat even when they are full and gradually enlarge that small stomach. Although the surgery has already been done, the person still has to watch what they eat to lose weight and not gain weight again.
What are the benefits of weight loss surgery?
Weight loss surgery can help a person lose more weight than they could lose with diet or weight-loss drugs alone. In addition, a person usually loses much more weight with surgery than with diet.
Weight loss can help with weight-related health issues, including:
- Sleep apnea
- Arterial hypertension
- Heart problems
How safe is weight loss surgery?
Every surgery has a chance of causing:
- Infections near the surgery site
- Blood clots in the lungs
- Lung infection (pneumonia)
Weight loss surgery also has a small chance of causing:
- Bowel blockage (affects two to four people in 100)
- Leakage from one of the surgical connections, which can cause an abdominal infection (affects one to three people in 100)
- Bleeding from the stomach or intestines or in the abdominal area
- Gallstones or gallbladder problems (affects approximately 15 people in 100)
- kidney stones
- Not getting enough nutrients from food
- Death (affects approximately 20 of every 1,000 people receiving open surgery and two of every 1,000 people receiving laparoscopy)
Because of the risks, weight loss surgery is only done on people who are at high risk of obesity or who are very overweight accompanied by a serious weight-related health problem. Talk to Dr. Amit Sood who is the Best Bariatric Surgeon in Bathinda about the risks of surgery.
Call Dr. Amit Sood right away if you have signs of infection around the incision, such as:
- Strong pain
- Bad smell
Call Dr. Amit Sood right away if you have the following warning signs after surgery:
- severe abdominal pain
- fever or chills
- Fast heartbeat or palpitation
- Dark or black, foul-smelling stools
So if you are looking for the Best Bariatric Surgeon in Bathinda, then you must visit Dr. Amit Sood. He will tell you each and every detail about the weight loss surgery and will give you the best advice.
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About The Surgeon
Dr. Amit Sood
MBBS , MS , DNB , F GI & HPB , MAS , MARS
Minimal Access , Bariatric , Metabolic and Endoscopic Surgeon
Dr. Amit Sood, who is the Founder & Director of CKOSMIC SURGICAL CENTER and his experience forms the core of the organization. He is one of the youngest Minimal Access, Bariatric, Metabolic, Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgeon in India and has also been awarded with a Gold Medal in surgery.
- M.B.B.S at Jawahar lal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum.
- Master of Surgery MS at Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai.
- DNB Studied at National Board of Examinations, New Delhi
- F-GI & HPB surgery at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Center, Kochi.
- Minimal Access, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery at CODS Mumbai.
- Minimally Invasive Surgery at MUHS Nashik
- Honor Code Certificate (Metabolic Applied Research Strategy-MARS) USA.