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Centre for Bariatric Surgery and Metabolic Disease

The Centre for Bariatric Surgery and Metabolic Diseases is a part of the Yashoda Hospital. At Yashoda hospital, it is the honesty and trustworthiness services that truly sets us apart and makes us the sought-after care provider for millions of patients. Integrity, Transparency and quality are the three pillars on which have established our hospital. We believe in giving back to the community and thus, we bring affordable medical services to the people.

 The Centre is primarily sought for its excellent results, unique personalised experience, and guidance not only during the surgery but also throughout the entire weight loss journey and beyond.

A whole team of surgeons, endocrinologists, anaesthetists, intensivists, physiotherapists, dietitians and support staff, including counsellors and physiologists strive to deliver quality care and provide constant support with empathy and passion.

To treat various metabolic disorders, our multidisciplinary bariatric program at Yashoda hospital offers personalised treatment plans to patients with diabetes and other metabolic conditions. Regular obesity support group meetings in the community are just one example of numerous steps we take to make the person feel always supported through the entire process. It is also an opportunity for individuals to compare and learn from each other's experiences.

Our Centre:

The Centre is equipped with the latest technology and infrastructure, supported by an experienced team of surgeons. We provide compassionate, holistic care using cutting edge advanced laparoscopic surgery for the treatment of Obesity (Bariatric Surgery) and Gastrointestinal Cancers of the Esophagus, Stomach, Colon, Rectum, Pancreas, Spleen, Liver and Gallbladder.

Bariatric surgery and metabolic disease is the most effective and best treatment for severe obesity. There are number of "metabolic" diseases and medical conditions which have been associated with severe or morbid obesity such as hypertension, Type 2 Diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, high cholesterol, and obstructive sleep apnea.

Our metabolism play significant role in roles in the fat metabolism, regulation of blood sugar levels, and in the control of our appetite and body weight. Our doctors treat metabolic syndrome, which may result in coronary heart disease (CHD).

For those contemplating Bariatric Surgery and to increase metabolism, it is an opportunity to clear their apprehensions and take hope and confidence from the incredible experiences of those who have undergone this life-changing surgery. With a vast experience of Bariatric Surgery operations, the team has a very comprehensive program of data capturing, follow-up and research. It is making significant contributions to the science of obesity and metabolic diseases.

Surgery results in significant weight loss and leads to the improvement, prevention or resolution of many related diseases including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, sleep apnea, and certain cancers.

As an example, the impact of Bariatric Surgery for not only resulting in impressive weight reduction but also for the remarkable control of blood sugar levels in Diabetes Mellitus and curing snoring due to life-threatening Obstructive Sleep Apnoea has been extensively studied in the Centre and papers presented in journals and conferences in India and internationally. The comprehensive team at the Centre covers all aspects of care of the obese individual and makes the whole experience of weight loss and Bariatric Surgery predictable, seamless, and safe.

Comprehensive Treatment Program and Services:

The Centre for Bariatric Surgery and Metabolic Diseases specialises in performing all major Bariatric and laparoscopic surgery and focuses on evaluation, development and expansion of procedures to treat a wide range of medical conditions involving the abdomen, skin, breast, soft tissues, and hernia.

Our doctors reduce your risk for diabetes, heart disease, and stroke which increases with the number of metabolic risk factors you have.

Bariatric Surgery Procedures

Bariatric Surgery is a weight loss surgery performed over people who are severely overweight. It is a type of a laparoscopic surgery, which is a minimally invasive surgery that involves the use of a special instrument having a thin fibre optic light, magnifying lens and tiny television camera known as a Laparoscope to detect, examine, and treat various problems related to severe obesity and GI tract.

Some of the major bariatric surgery procedures performed at the Centre involves:

Gastric Bypass Also known as "Roux-en-Y" gastric bypass or RYGB is a minimally invasive surgery that is performed in two parts

    • Part 1: The surgeon staples your stomach, creating a small pouch of the stomach. This staple makes the stomach smaller, thereby producing less space food which makes you feel full sooner.
    • Part 2: The surgeon cuts the small intestine and attaches the lower part of it directly to the small stomach pouch. The food a person eats goes directly to the small intestine bypassing the stomach, so the body absorbs very few calories.

The surgery is performed using a laparoscope. A surgeon makes small incisions and inserts a thin laparoscope with a camera on its top, inside the body to perform surgery.

Advantages – A patient loses around 70-80% of their excess weight within two years, thereby resolving co-morbidities such as diabetes, sleep apnoea, hypertension, heart disease, and dyslipidemia very early.

  • Gastric Banding Surgery

The surgeon puts a small band around the top of the patient's upper part of the stomach by making small incisions in the abdomen. The band comes with a small balloon inside it that helps in controlling the elasticity of the band (how tight or loose the band is). The new stomach accepts a minimal amount of food. This surgery is performed with the aid of a laparoscope.

Advantages – no cutting and stapling of the stomach, calibrated pouch and stoma size, it is reversible, can be adjustable without operation, 1-2 days hospital stay.

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy

The surgery involves the removal of most of the stomach by resizing it. Only a narrow section of the upper part of the stomach is left which is in the shape of a sleeve and is called a gastric sleeve. The surgery limits the intake of food one can eat and also curb the hunger hormone, ghrelin.

Advantages – stomach reduced without loss of function, ideal for morbidly obese personality, 70-80% expected weight loss.

Laparoscopic Surgery Procedures

Laparoscopic surgery is a minimally invasive surgery that is broadly used to treat conditions related to gastroenterology, gynaecology, and urology. Different types of laparoscopic surgery conducted at the Centre include:

  • Oesophageal
    • Laparoscopic Oesophagectomy (for cancer, Barrett's oesophagus)
    • Laparoscopic Cardiomyotomy (for Achalasia Cardia)
    • Laparoscopic Fundoplication (for gastro-oesophageal reflux)
  • Stomach
    • Laparoscopic Gastrectomy (for cancer of the stomach, Leiomyoma, gastric outlet obstruction)
    • Bariatric (Weight Loss) Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
    • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
    • Laparoscopic Gastric Banding
    • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Hepatobiliary
    • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
    • Laparoscopic CBD exploration
    • Laparoscopic treatment of liver hydatid cyst, small cyst
  • Pancreas
    • Laparoscopic Pseudo pancreatic cyst drainage
    • Laparoscopic Pancreatectomy
  • Small Intestine
    • Laparoscopic Lysis of Adhesions
    • Laparoscopic Small Bowel Resection
    • Laparoscopic Appendectomy
    • Laparoscopic Excision of Meckel's diverticulum
  • Large Intestine (Colon and Rectum)
    • Laparoscopic Total Colectomy
    • Laparoscopic Low Anterior Resection
    • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection
    • Laparoscopic Right Hemicolectomy
    • Laparoscopic Left Hemicolectomy
    • Laparoscopic Subtotal Proctocolectomy
    • Laparoscopic Ileoanal Pouch
  • Spleen
    • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Adrenal
    • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy (for pheochromocytoma)
    • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy (for non-pheo lesions)
  • Kidney
    • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy (for kidney tumours)
    • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy (for pyonephrosis)
  • Hernias
    • Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernias- Extra/ Intraperitoneal Repair
    • Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia
    • Laparoscopic Femoral Hernia


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