Weight Loss SurgeryWhat is the most effective weight loss surgery? What is the safest form of weight loss surgery?
Bariatric Surgery are procedures performed on people with obesity. Weight loss is achieved by reducing the size of the stomach or by resecting and re-routing the small intestine.
Non-surgical treatment for Obesity have a place. However, for treating morbid obesity (BMI > 35) Weight Loss Surgery is proving very effective.
Three main types of weight loss surgery are regularly performed in Australia. Described as Bariatric Surgery for Weight Loss, these procedures include:
There is also a Gastric Balloon but it is currently less commonly performed.
Other bariatric procedures include: