"Lisa Shaikh is a young 20 years old girl, who underwent a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy 1 year ago. She lost 59 kg and came down from 140 kg to 81 kg. from being a youngster who was hesitant to even step out of the house, today she has transformed into a beautiful girl brimming with confidence and ready to take on life!"
Dr. Aparna Govil Bhasker Bariatric & Laparoscopic Surgeon Adjustable gastric banding was a bariatric procedure that was popular when bariatric surgery had just begun in India. During this procedure, an adjustable silicon band is placed around the upper part of the stomach. This divides the stomach into a smaller upper portion and a larger lower
Dr. Aparna Govil Bhasker, Bariatric & Laparoscopic Surgeon Bariatric surgery was traditionally performed through the “open” technique with very large incisions on the abdomen. The open technique was practiced routinely till the early 90s. Large cuts, more pain, higher rate of complications like wound infection, formation of incisional hernias, and deep vein thrombosis, prolonged immobilization
Dr. Aparna Govil Bhasker, Bariatric & Laparoscopic Surgeon Bariatric surgery is a valid treatment option for the disease that is obesity. As I practice bariatric surgery in Mumbai, I get a lot of enquiries where people want to know if bariatric surgery would be the right option for them to lose weight. Sometimes, even people
Dr. Aparna Govil Bhasker, Bariatric & Laparoscopic Surgeon As a bariatric surgeon practicing in Mumbai, every day, I counsel patients about the benefits and risks of obesity. When you are getting into a surgery, it is very important to know about risks and benefits of that surgery. It is also the duty of the doctor to
Dr. Aparna Govil Bhasker, Bariatric & Laparoscopic Surgeon Obesity is a chronic progressive disease and has proved itself to be one of the fastest growing epidemics in the world. It is the second largest cause of preventable death. In addition to that, it poorly affects the quality of life of the person who is afflicted