If your quality of life is being affected by your weight, bariatric surgery may help you get back on a course for a healthier lifestyle. Using a number of laparoscopic procedures, the bariatric experts at Surgery Clinic of Tupelo can help you begin losing weight immediately.
Bariatric surgery is targeted toward individuals who are 100 pounds in excess of their ideal body weight with a body mass index of 40 or 35 or greater with co-morbidities.
- Laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy
Restricts the amount of food that may be consumed without bypassing the stomach or a portion of the small intestine.
- Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Creates a very small upper stomach pouch (less than one ounce) by transecting the stomach
- Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band
Restricts the size and capacity of the stomach
Recovery and Sustained Health
Each surgery offers improved health and weight loss, and also helps the patient reach his/her weight loss goal as long as the proper diet and exercise regimen is followed. Continued follow-up will enhance/ensure that the patient is staying on track of the weight loss journey.