Body mass index is denoted as BMI for short. When people have higher BMI value above the norm they are declared obese. When the body mass index value is above 40 ( over excess weight for more than five years ) and all strict exercises and diet controls provides only a brief term result, the human being goes for Gastric band surgery to reduce bodyweight . It follows bariatric operative procedure. This medical technique is used for obese patients.
How is it performed ?
In this technique a prosthetic device which is made of silicon is introduced into the Gastrointestinal tract. This band like structure is adjustable. following inserting the band, it is placed around the upper part of the stomach region and stitched. By carrying out this the stomach is divided into two pouches.One is relatively more compact than the other. The smaller pouch is now used for digestive purpose so that the active digestive part of the stomach is reduced. As soon as the smaller pouch is filled with the food, he/she feels a state of fullness and so food intake is greatly reduced. This in turn reduces the food intake by the obese human being. The band introduced is adjustable by filling and dispensing fluids into the pouch of the band. Initially the pouch is connected to a reservoir tube that lies under the skin. This is placed in the course of the Colonoscopy process. Gastric band surgery ensure seventy to seventy five % of average excessive excess weight loss.
Benefits of present process Gastric band surgery :
!. It is very simple. It normally requires very nominal time to undergo this surgery.
2. There needs no longer hospital stay.
3. The band can be removed in case of any disease or for the duration of the pregnancy period.
4. It is suitable for pretty much all age groups and all kinds of body conditions.
5. The risk of malnutrition is low in Gastric Band surgery.
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