Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery in Abu Dhabi & Al Ain Weight Loss Surgery

If you’re struggling to lose weight, you need not worry. Scientists have come up with a multiplicity of surgical procedures that could be employed to reduce weight. The Bariatric Surgery in Abu Dhabi & Al Ain ensures successive weight loss in the recipient in months following the treatment. Several restrictive treatments and procedures are employed to reduce the food intake of the patient. This in return helps the person in their weight loss journey.

The essence of the treatment:

The endgame in all these treatments is to focus on two things:

  • To reduce the capacity of the stomach and
  • To slow down the pace with which food gets in and out of the stomach

Some commonly used techniques are Gastric bypass, balloon placement, and gastric banding. All these procedures have one thing in common: they don’t involve many complications and are cost-effective.

Results:

Following the procedure, the patients lose weight quickly, and they continue to reduce extra fat for 18 to 24 months after the operation. Around 50% of the excessive fat is gone 6 months following the operation, and persons with higher BMIs usually lose a greater amount of fat than those with lower BMIs. The results produced are extraordinary.

Benefits:

  • The treatments are effective for the person’s weight loss journey
  • It does not leave any scars on the treatment area(s)
  • The recovery is easy and quick
  • It helps in improving the health of a person
  • The surgeries have no major side effects
  • All the techniques used are minimally Invasive
  • It helps the person lose unnecessary weight

Ideal candidate:

  • The candidates should be at least above the age of 18 years
  • Women who are not lactating or pregnant
  • Someone unable to lose weight by other methods
  • Anyone who understands the treatment and aftercare
  • An individual who is mentally prepared to undergo the procedure
  • People who do not suffer from blood disorders or heart condition

How does the treatment work?

Bariatric Surgery in Abu Dhabi works by reducing the capacity of the stomach and small intestine using several surgical procedures. Patients experience a loss of 40 to 70 percent of their extra weight as a consequence of limiting the intake of food, feeling full more quickly, and having fewer calories digested by the intestines.

Preparation:

Before beginning the procedure, the surgeon and the patient have a comprehensive first consultation. After analyzing the patient’s medical history to make sure the tests are appropriate for the therapy, the surgeon may next recommend tests like ultrasound, ECG, x-ray, blood tests, etc. Following a decision, the patient is given a set of instructions on how to be ready for the procedure. These contain guidelines for what to do and what to avoid doing before the procedure. For instance, before surgery, the patient is recommended to

  • Stop using any blood-thinning drugs and herbal supplements.
  • Reduce your usage of salt and caffeine as well.
  • Alcohol and smoking should not be consumed before the surgery.

Techniques used:

These surgeries are collectively known as Bariatric surgery

Gastric balloon placement

An intragastric balloon implantation technique helps a person lose weight by inserting a silicon balloon full of saline into their stomach. This reduces the food intake and makes the person feel satisfied more quickly, both of which aid in weight loss.

Gastric bypass

The stomach is divided into a tiny pocket that links to the intestinal tract roughly in the center. A smaller stomach requires less food to fill it, and the person feels full more quickly. It assists the individual in losing excessive pounds and lowers their chance of serious, maybe fatal, weight-related medical issues.

Gastric banding

Laparoscopic gastric banding is a weight-loss procedure. The person’s upper stomach is banded by the surgery to form a little pouch that can contain food. By making the patient feel full after consuming little amounts of food, the band restricts the quantity of food the person can eat.

Gastric Plication

A more recent less invasive weight-loss surgical procedure called laparoscopic gastric plication decreases the stomach’s volume to about 3 oz. Being a restricting weight-loss procedure, it limits how much food the stomach can contain.

Sleeve gastrectomy

Through this procedure, the stomach is made into a little tube that is incapable of physically holding a considerable amount of food. Entering food is swiftly emptied from the tummy by removing one of its sides to do. The stomach’s natural valves are also intact, allowing it to continue operating normally.

Cost:

The cost of the surgical procedures ranges from AED 27,000 to AED 37,000. It depends on how complex the procedure is, the technique adopted by the surgeon, expected results, and the current condition of the patient. The surgeon’s expertise, experience, and clinical level also affect the overall expense of the treatment. The final cost is determined by the surgeon after considering all the factors defining the cost.  

Why choose the Royal Clinic?

The top dermatologists and skincare experts in Abu Dhabi are found at the Enfield Royal Clinic. They employ cutting-edge methods and techniques that provide the required outcomes. They provide a precise diagnosis after which they recommend potential courses of therapy that the patients could pursue at the clinic. The clinic’s personnel is well-trained, and they make sure that customers and patients feel at ease and comfortable throughout the procedure. Our top focus is the safety of the patient, thus all of the Covid 19 procedures are still in place and closely adhered to.

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