- Bariatric Surgery
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There is a significant increase of obesity in adolescents and in children. Bariatric surgery (Greek words "baros," meaning "weight," and "iatrikos," meaning "medicine") is a proven weight loss method and has helped hundreds of thousands of people lose weight and transform their lives. Bariatric weight loss surgery has been around since the 1950s and has improved amazingly. This laparoscopic surgical procedure is aimed at helping people seriously overweight, lose weight quickly and easily. Obesity is associated with comorbidities, such as hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol, sleep apnea and coronary artery disease. Bariatric surgery is also called metabolic surgery as it can help metabolic complications associated with obesity, such as diabetes type 2, sleep apnea, high blood pressure, coronary artery disease and even cancer.
Medical Tourism for Bariatric Surgery
Today, now more than ever, the price is important in one's factor for getting bariatric surgery. Because of the high cost of bariatric surgery ($20,000 to $30,000 in the United States) there are other options for bariatric surgery. Long wait times for access to surgery has prompted canadians to cross the borders. Travel for health is growing rapidly and millions of people from U.S. & Canada are traveling across borders to have bariatric surgeries.
Mexico offers high quality, low cost bariatric and metabolic sugery options in cities like Tijuana, Monterrey and Cancun. Top surgeons provide surgeries in high-standard hospitals. Patients experience a more human and personalized treatment in Mexico.
Types of Bariatric Surgeries
We've created our own resource guides to the major bariatric surgeries. Please visit the respective pages to find more information about the various weight loss surgeries: Gastric Balloon, Gastric Bypass Surgery, Gastric Banding Surgery, Gastric Sleeve Surgery, Gastric Sleeve Plication Surgery and Duodenal Switch.
Medical Toursim Resource Guide provides bariatric and metabolic surgery procedures for adults as well as children.
- Obesity Increases Chances of Heart Attack
- Obesity May Cause Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
- Obesity May Accelerate the Ageing Process
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