Obesity is recognized as the” disease of the century ” and should be treated with a team and council approach that will fight the disease in all directions.
IstHealth Health Group obesity surgery centers perform the treatment of obesity from a multidisciplinary perspective, which is the basis for many diseases in the world, as well as in developed countries, in Turkey and is itself considered a disease. Because of obesity, especially type 2 diabetes, including hypertension, cardiovascular diseases (heart attack, stroke and clogging of arteries associated with many diseases, breast, prostate, gynecological problems, and is an important risk factor in the development of colon cancer. Also arthritis, gallstones, acid reflux, varicose disease, menstrual irregularities, infertility, childbirth difficulties, sleep apnea syndrome, sleep disorders, obesity and depression in the development of many diseases, including important contribution.
Bariatric surgery is the most effective method of permanent weight control
Bariatric surgery is not the first option for every patient in treatment. Patients are primarily enrolled in weight control programs through diet and exercise, but in overweight patients with a very high body mass index, this program cannot provide long-term sustainable weight loss. For this reason, the most effective method of providing permanent weight control for some patient groups is obesity surgery. In order for obesity surgery to have a definite and permanent effect on weight loss, the person must be aware that he has undergone an important operation, continue to feed and exercise after the operation. The rate of weight loss of these patients is very high, but it is also very important for the period after surgery to permanently change a person’s lifestyle to maintain weight. With the advancement of technology, there have been significant developments in the field of bariatric surgery. After closed obesity surgeries performed by laparoscopic method, the patient will recover in a short time and can easily return to his daily life. Easing the surgical process and reducing the risks after surgery increased the rate of choice of surgical methods in the treatment of obesity. In addition, after successful obesity surgery, it is possible to get rid of the health problems caused by obesity.
It is planned according to which method of surgery will be applied to the person; weight, diseases that accompany obesity and eating habits. There are several types and practices that differ from each other in terms of surgical technique and long-term results. For today, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (tube stomach surgery), Roux-En-Y gastric Bypass surgery are among the accepted, preferred and applied methods.
Contribution of obesity surgery to patient Life Comfort
The patient’s risk of becoming a heart patient and having a heart attack decreases.
Asthma attacks are reduced, and in some patients, these attacks disappear completely.
Breathing is in order a few months after surgery.
The patient can resume physical activities that he or she has had to give up due to obesity.
Acid escape from the stomach to the esophagus, caused by reflux, decreases.
High blood pressure is controlled.
IstHealth Health Group Center for obesity surgery in patients who underwent surgery after surgery, endocrinologist Doctor, people Permanent Weight Control and/or current planning and nutrition education medical nutrition therapy for health problems to become a way of life which provides specialist dietitian, a behavioral therapist who are experienced in the treatment of eating behavior disorders, a psychologist and a psychiatrist, personal planning and physical condition appropriate exercises, physical therapists and are followed with fizyoterapistlerce. Additional problems caused by obesity are solved together with other experts who support this team; patients are monitored in an independent unit in the “boutique concept”, with a holistic perspective and a personalized program.
Permanent Weight Control In Obesity Treatment: “Obesity Surgeries”
Having tried and failed treatment with diet programs to lose weight and body mass index (BMI) greater than 40 or BMI higher than 35 and some chronic diseases, surgical interventions for the treatment of health problems and therefore are important individuals “bariatric surgery” bariatric surgery or is called. Obesity (bariatric) surgeries, which have an important place in the treatment of obesity, can return to their normal weight, as well as reduce the incidence of obesity-related diseases in these people. Thanks to closed surgical method (laparoscopic) and robotic obesity operations, the healing process of patients is shortened. Research among patients who have had bariatric surgery to lose weight has shown that people who have had surgery have lower rates of obesity-related cancers compared to those who have not. Although targeted weight loss attempts with diet and sports alone result in 7-10% weight loss in the body, obesity (bariatric) surgeries, supported by the necessary lifestyle changes, provide 80% weight loss in the first year.
Before bariatric surgery, the patient’s eating and drinking characteristics, diabetes and lifestyle, and the condition of other diseases are taken into account. Surgery can usually be performed between the ages of 18-60. In order for the patient to be able to perform a surgical procedure, some conditions are necessary.
Groups of patients who may have surgery;
Patients with a BMI of 35-40 with a body mass index above 40 or diseases caused by obesity,
People with incurable obesity disease for at least 5 years,
People who do not change the course of the disease as a result of one year of medication and diet,
Diseases related to Endocrinology are not found,
Non-alcohol or drug addicts,
Patients with complete understanding and adaptability and who may be coordinated with the post-operative obesity team,
People who have no obstacles to surgery.
3 major surgical methods are applied in the surgical treatment of obesity. These;
Operations disrupting nutrient absorption
Restrictive and nutrient absorption disrupting surgeries