Gastric Band surgery is GOOD for weight loss for people with Obesity
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Research by the National Bariatric Surgery Registry revealed that operations on severely obese patients prevented or eliminate premature death, disease and disability.
Type 2 diabetes cases have decreased significantly since the introduction of gastric band surgery, with the average patient shedding nearly 60% of excess body weight.
Gastric Band Surgery has worked for celebrities like Fern Britton & Sharon Osbourne
What is gastric a band?
Gastric band surgery ( Bariatric ) is a surgical procedure that involves fitting a band around the upper part of your stomach. It is usually only recommended as a last resort for people who are morbidly obese (those with a BMI of over 40), or those with a BMI of between 30-40 who also have a condition that poses a serious health risk, such as diabetes, high blood pressure (hypertension), or heart disease.If you are very obese, gastric banding can be used as a way of helping you to lose weight by controlling the amount of food that you eat.
HOW TO CALCULATE YOUR BODY MASS INDEX (BMI)
If you know your weight and height you can try the BMI calculator on the NHS website, please use the link below
The categories are listed below
BMI Classification Health Risk Surgery Category
Under 18.5 Underweight Minimal n/a
18.5 – 24.9 Healthy Weight Minimal n/a
25 – 29.9 Overweight Increased cosmetic
30 – 34.9 Obese High cosmetic
35 – 39.9 Severely Obese Very High medically necessary when comorbidities exist
40 & over Morbidly Obese Extremely High usually medically necessary
Male or Female if your BMI is over 30 then you are eligable for for our Gastric Band Surgery.
Previous patients of the Belvedere clinic have gone on, since the operation to lead a healthy, life changing future.
The surgeons at The Belvedere Clinic are leading experts in gastric Band techniques and procedures and offer free consultations and advice prior to surgery.
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