BARIATRIC SURGERY is generally referred to as weight loss surgery. when other fat reduction methods such as diet management and physical exercises are not effective BARIATRIC SURGERY is the best alternative to loose and manage weight in planner manner.
Its a multidisciplinary team of Surgeon, Dietecian and Psychiatrist is needed to help the patient loose and keep weight off.The goal is not only weight but also a reversal of serious medical conditions as Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Joint problems, Reflux, Sleeping Disorders, Sexual Problem, Depression etc.
BODY MASS INDEX
OBERSITY is Determined according to one's BMI. BMI measures weight for height of a person it is a measure for obesity in numbers.
BMI = WEIGHT (in kgs) / HEIGHT (in meters) x HEIGHT (in meters)
INTERPRETATION OF BMI
|18.5 – 24.9||NORMAL|
|25 – 29.9||OVER WEIGHT|
|30 – 34.9||OBESITY (obesity I)|
|35 – 39.9||SEVERE OBESITY (obesity II)|
|40 OR MORE||MORBID OBESITY (obesity III)|
|50 OR MORE||SUPER MORBID OBESITY|