Mrs. Sofia Shaikh underwent laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in 2015 March. She weighed 130 kgs at the time of surgery. She also suffered from hypothyroidism and was on treatment for the same. She was finding it difficult to perform her daily activities and also had trouble to sleep. After the bariatric surgery in mumbai she has lost almost 46 kg. Her present weight is 74 kg and she is able to perform daily activities with ease. She has a renewed vigour for life now and is a much more, confident and healthy person as compared to before. She was operated by Dr. Aparna Govil Bhasker, a bariatric surgeon in Mumbai and associated with Global, Apollo group, Currae, Namaha and Suchak hospitals.
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is a procedure in which the stomach is divided longitudinally using surgical staplers and two-thirds of the stomach is removed. This results into a banana shaped stomach with a capacity of 60 to 100 cc.
Dr. Aparna Govil Bhasker is an Advanced Laparoscopic and Weight loss Surgeon in mumbai.
Affiliations: Global Hospital, Parel; Apollo Hospitals, CBD Belapur, Tradeo and Chembur; Currae Hospital, Thane; Suchak hospital, Malad and Namaha Hospital, Kandivali
Dr. Aparna Govil Bhasker is an accomplished Bariatric Surgeon and Laparoscopic GI Surgeon. Extremely passionate about her field of specialization. She completed her MBBS and MS in General Surgery in 2006, from Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (MGIMS), Sewagram. Set up in 1967 by none other than the first health minister of India, Ms. Sushila Nayar, MGIMS is deeply rooted in Gandhian ethics. Read more
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