"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!"
During this pandemic, surgical decision making has leaned towards being conservative. Being available for patients and seeing them in person makes a huge difference to the final outcomes. Sometimes it’s just a hunch, a gut feeling that it is not what it appears to be. Pain in the right lower abdomen more often than not
Just as the lockdown opened up, my husband and I resumed our daily morning walks. On one Sunday morning, we were just about a hundred meters from our complex and two bikers came in and snatched the chain from my neck. Before we could react they fled. Later we were told that rising unemployment and
SGM date: 21st June 2020 Timing: 3:30-5:00 pm, Online on Google Meet Theme: Mission Recover Focusing on one of the most common concern faced by our patients, the aim of this month’s online support group meeting was to clear their myths and questions around – ‘Weight Regain’. We started the meeting by introducing our
Author- Dr. Aparna Govil Bhasker Bariatric and Laparoscopic Surgeon, Mumbai One of the biggest issues with obesity is that it is still not viewed as a disease. Infact, most people across the world think that obesity is self-driven. That somehow the person who is suffering from obesity is responsible for her/his weight gain. Most
Author- Dr. Aparna Govil Bhasker Bariatric and Laparoscopic Surgeon, Mumbai As I stood in the queues for grocery during the lockdown, I have been a witness to people buying crates and crates of fizzy drinks. Well, it comes as no surprise as sugar is said to have addictive properties and I come across many people