BARIATRIC SURGERY

OVERVIEW

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
BMI INTERPRETATION
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

WHY FORD

Out- Patient Department : Keeping the view of providing effective treatment to the patients. We are running multiple OPD in the hospital Like, General Medicine, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Eye, Dental, Orthopedic, Neurology, Cardiology, Urology, Nephrology, ENT, OBS &  Gynae,  Psychiatric, Pediatric, Skin, Physiotherapy and more.

In- Patient Department : The indoor facilities includes a general ward, semi private ward & single room (air cooled, air conditioned, deluxe & super deluxe) rooms providing admission facilities to patients of all socio economical strata. All the rooms are well ventilated with independent toilets and access to sunlight. We have total 105 IPD beds mentioned as per category: ICU-18, ICCU-18, Pvt Room- single bedded-12, Semi-Pvt Room-3, Gen ward-40, Emergency-4, NICU-10)

Advanced Intensive Care Unit : Ford Hospital has 24 hours 36-bedded I.C.U. back up with an anesthetist/intensivist and is the most advanced intensive care unit in the state. Our I.C.U. is equipped with Ventilator, NIBP/IBP monitors, Pulse Oximeter, Defibrillators, Infusion pump, Syringe-Pump Multi positioning patients beds, Bi-Pap, C-Pap, Bed side X-Ray, Bed side ECHO and central gas line with compressor on all beds. A 2:1 nursing staff to bed ratio is maintained in the I.C.U. The ICU back up gives us the confidence to deal and operate difficult Surgical Emergencies.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit : State of art and well modern equipped with Neonatal Ventilator, Pulse Oxymeter, Open Care Incubator, C PAP, Transport Incubator, Under Surface Photo Therapy, Upper Surface Photo Therapy, Slow Suction, O2 Hood, Baby Trolley, Big Suction machine, 20 bedded Intensive care unit under the supervision of super specialist consultant Dr.Shashi Bhushan Kumar MD(Ped), Round the clock Anesthetist and RMO present, well trained Nurses and Paramedics.

CONSULTANT