Dr.(Major) R.S RENGAN M.S., D.N.B., Dip Laproscopic Surgery (University of Strasbourg)
Senior Consultant, General & Laparoscopic surgery For Appointment: 94440 42294
Apollo First Med Hospital,Chennai.
Specialized centre for Gastrointestinal Surgery, Breast, Thyroid Endocrine, Vascular, Cancer & Cosmetic surgery
Bariatric Surgery/ Weight loss surgery is a highly effective way to lose weight which must only be considered in morbidly obese people after all other options such as diet and exercise have failed. It is usually only be performed in people with BMI greater that 40kg/m2 . Dr Rengan is one of the best bariatric surgeon in Chennai. Bariatric surgery is also known as metabolic surgery. Other than weight loss- it helps control:
- Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
People who have undergone bariatric surgery usually lose upto 30% to 50% of their weight in the first 6 months after surgery. There are different types of weight loss surgery. They often limit the amount of food you can take in. Some types of surgery also affect how you digest food and absorb nutrients
Dr Rengan has a special interest in Obesity management through bariatric surgery in chennai . He is also conducting an ongoing research on INTRAGASTRIC BALLOONS for management of Obesity
Bariatric Surgery in Chennai
Home of healing is the best surgical centre for Bariatric surgery in chennai which is also the leading surgery centre for Laparoscopy, Gallbladder, Thyroid, Breast and Hernia surgery for the past 15 years in Chennai, India.
The two most common types of Bariatric Surgery are :
- Sleeve Gastrectomy.
- Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass.
Gastric bypass surgery makes the stomach smaller and causes food to bypass part of the small intestine. You will feel full more quickly than when your stomach was its original size.
Surgery is almost always performed laparoscopically. Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass is considered to be better procedure surgically than Sleeve Gastrectomy.
Complications can occur during surgery and in post-op period. Usually most of the complications are avoided by meticulous planning and precautions.
A short hospital stay is usually necessary and constant care is required in the post op period. Nutritional support with Vitamins and other nutrients is often needed. Talk to Dr Rengan in detail to understand more about the risks and benefits associated with the surgery.