Obesity usually results from a combinaision of causes and contributing factors, although it is genetic, behavioral and hormonal influence on body weight. There are over 1.7 million obese people around the world facing obesity and more likely to develop a number of potentially serious health problems, such as diabetes, heart problem, high blood pressure and ovarian, intestinal or breast cancer.
Bariatric or Weight Loss Surgery
Bariatric surgery should be considered for seriously obese patients, the procedure is very popular in many countries as the studies show long term loses of weigh.
Indications for Bariatric Surgery
- The surgery is recommended for obese people with a body mass index (BMI) from 40 kilograms/square meter.
- Or for those people with a body mass index (BMI) at least 35 kilograms/square meter and serious coexisting medical condition such as diabetes, cardiac problem, hypertension, sleep apnea or joint pains due to obesity
Note: The BMI is defined as the body mass divided by the square of body height, and is universally expressed in units of kg/m², resulting from mass in kilogram and height in meters.
Operating Hours :
Open Daily from 08.00 – 20.00
Specialty Surgery Center, 1st floor, Bangpakok 9 International Hospital
For more information :
Telephone: +662-109-911 ext. 10113
Call Center 1745