Bariatric Surgery: WH

Camden
Add to CPD

Gastric band, gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy. All operations are performed laparoscopically. 

Prior to surgery-supervised dieting and medication, supervised physiotherapy and psychological evaluations take place.


Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

  • severely obese (BMI 35-39.9) with co-morbidity e.g. type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, metabolic syndrome etc.
  • morbidly obese (BMI 40-50), no co-morbidity required


How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs

Letter

Referral methods: e-Referrals

Routine referrals to CHI RSS via e-Referrals.


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