What is Bariatric Surgery?
It is a therapeutic as well as a weight loss procedure, performed surgically and it has 3 types: Gastric Banding, Gastric Bypass and Gastric Sleeve. Many people simply cannot loose weight or maintain it with proper diet and exercise. Bariatric Surgery helps people who have difficulty losing weight by traditional methods.
Bariatric surgery is known to be the most effective treatment for morbid obesity and for people with a body mass index over 40.
Each of the three types is suitable for different criterion and purposes :