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Bariatric Surgeries - Laparoscopic method of Surgery

Bariatric surgeries are all about weight reduction procedures, gastric band and sleeve gastrectomy are based on restriction of food in the digestive system.Gastric band also involves malabsorption of food.

Bariatric surgeries are performed using the laparoscopic keyhole technique, this technique is advantageous over the open type surgeries as this involves very less incisions on the body, keyhole surgeries are good because patients are not put to lot of pain in these procedures.

Laparoscopic surgeries are not universally acceptable because this is not suitable in morbidly obese people & people who underwent abdominal surgeries.

Thin tube containing light source and a camera are inserted into the abdomen area after a small incision is made. Generally the incisions are of 0.5-1.5cm.

Other names for this popular surgical technique are

  • Minimally invasive Surgery
  • Bandaid Surgery.

History of Laparoscopic Surgery

First known laparoscopic surgery was done in 1902 by Georg Kelling on dogs, Hans Jacobaeus (Sweden) was the first surgeon who has done LS on human in the 1910.

Advantages of Laparoscopic Surgeries

    Many advantages over the conventional surgeries, few are listed below
  • Smaller incisions means less hemorrhaging and pain
  • Clear view of the interiors of the human body through the camera
  • Easily able to access the area where surgery needs to be performed