Weight loss surgery in Iran (bariatric surgery)
Weight Loss Surgery: With today’s lifestyles, many people suffer from overweight and obesity-related complications. To understand that if one is underweight, healthy weight, overweight, or obese, he or she can calculate his or her BMI by dividing his weight (in kilograms) by his height (in meters squared). For example, a person with a weight of 80 kg and a height of 165 cm have an approximate BMI of 29 (80/1.652=29.38). A person with a BMI index of ≥30 is considered obese. However, there is not much to worry! People with 30 to 200 kilograms of excess weight can undergo weight loss surgeries. (Read more about obesity and calculate your BMI). Skillful and Experienced surgeons in Iran provide you with a wide range of weight loss surgeries with long-lasting results. These procedures can significantly reduce obesity-related complications, such as Coronary Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Metabolic Syndrome, and Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome. With guaranteed results, you will go through a quick procedure and see dramatic results.
Generally, weight loss surgery is recommended for people with one of the following conditions:
- Obesity, that is BMI above 30.
- BMI above 35 with serious obesity-related problems, such as diabetes, severe joint pain, or sleep apnea that would improve with weight loss.
- BMI above 30 with specific conditions, including a combination of diseases like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, and sleep apnea.
- Certain races (Southeastern Asians and Indians) that experience the effects of obesity at lower BMIs are eligible for weight loss surgery at a lower BMI (27.5).
Depending on the patient’s condition, the surgeon chooses the most suitable method among the various weight loss surgeries to achieve the most optimal result. Some of the techniques limit the amount of food you can take, some affect how you digest food, and some make changes to your stomach or small intestine, or both. The 6 most common weight loss surgeries (also called “bariatric surgery”) are explained fully below.