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Banded bypass, sleeve and OAGB for primary and revision procedures

The number of banded bariatric procedures has risen in recent years due to its ability to prevent weight regain, compared to non-banded procedures. Bariatric News talked to Dr Mohit Bhandari - Founder, Director and Chief Surgeon at Mohak Bariatrics and Robotics, Indore, India – about his experience with banded bariatric procedures and why he now recommends these operations for primary and revisional procedures.

Minimising weight regain – the Freiburg experience

Although bariatric surgery has helped many obese patients to lose weight, a small proportion of patients does experience weight regain. There are numerous causes for this post-operative occurrence such as poor patient compliance. However, one cause that is becoming increasingly apparent is pouch (after gastric bypass) or sleeve (after a sleeve gastrectomy) dilatation.

IFSO’15 to host weight regain prevention strategies session

Despite the success of bariatric surgery in assisting patients to achieve adequate weight loss, approximately 20 percent of patients experience weight regain following surgery. With this in mind, at this year’s 20th IFSO World Congress to be held at the Hofburg Imperial Palace in Vienna, Austria, from August 26th – 29th, Bariatric Solutions is pleased to announce that it will sponsor a session “Banded vs. non Banded Procedures,” which will highlight some of the surgical strategies that can help to prevent weight regain.

Minimising weight regain – the Freiburg experience

Although bariatric surgery has helped many obese patients to lose weight, a small proportion of patients does experience weight regain. There are numerous causes for this post-operative occurrence such as poor patient compliance. However, one cause that is becoming increasingly apparent is pouch (after gastric bypass) or sleeve (after a sleeve gastrectomy) dilatation.

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