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    Bariatric surgery, also known as obesity surgery, is the general name for surgical procedures to promote weight loss and treat weight related health problems of overweight or obese people.

    Other weight loss methods such as bariatric surgery processes are considered when diet, exercise and lifestyle changes do not work or when adequate results are not obtained for patients.

    The purpose of bariatric surgery is to help patients lose weight and maintain weight for the long term. It is also designed to prevent obesity-related health problems and improve patients’ quality of life.

    Typically, bariatric surgery involves replacing or restricting part of the digestive system so that less food is taken and/or absorbed. This helps with weight loss and weight maintenance.

    Bariatric Surgery Applications

    Gastric Bypass

    It is a process to shrink the stomach and skip part of the intestine. This way, less food is taken and the absorption of nutrients is partially prevented.

    Sleeve gastrectomy

    It is a process that involves removing a large part of the stomach and bringing it into a smaller tube shape. This allows to consume less food and increase the feeling of satiety.

    Gastric Banding

    It is a method of dividing the stomach and restricting its upper part with a tape that forms a small reservoir. This tape helps control the eating speed and portion size.

    Duodenal Switch – Biliopancreatic Diversion

    With the downsizing of the stomach, it involves skipping

    part of the intestine and thereby reducing nutrient absorption.

    Bariatric surgery can be an important option for individuals who have health problems associated with severe obesity and obesity. However, since such surgical procedures pose serious risks, it is important that candidates are carefully evaluated and guided by an expert medical team. In addition, regular follow-up and commitment to lifestyle changes are required after the surgical procedure.