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Indications and contraindications to gastric banding surgery

Indications and contraindications to gastric banding surgery

Gastric banding surgery for patients who have a body mass index greater than 40. In some cases, when the patient has the disease, caused by excess body weight (diabetes, varicose veins, diseases of the leg joints, high blood pressure), the operation can be performed with body mass index 35 more.

In addition, this operation can be done only for those patients who have very high discipline, discipline, willingness to significantly change their lifestyle and the possibility of regular visits to the clinic. If the body mass index greater than 50 ***, the operation for the imposition of the ring (gastric banding) is very often do not produce the desired effect. In this case it is much more effective could be another operation - disconnection of the stomach and small intestine (Gastric bypass) - gastric bypass.

Contraindications to install a bandage on the stomach:
  • The patient is under 18 years
  • The patient has serious heart disease, vascular and pulmonary
  • The patient has a pathology of the esophagus, such as pronounced esophagitis, esophageal varices
  • The patient has portal hypertension
  • The presence of liver cirrhosis
  • The presence of gastric or duodenal
  • The presence of chronic pancreatitis
  • Pregnancy
  • Saint Martin's evil
  • The presence of chronic infection in the body, which can contaminate the area of operations
  • If the patient was taking steroid hormones
  • If the patient is not able to clearly observe the desired power scheme
  • In the presence of autoimmune connective tissue diseases. Examples of such diseases can be rheumatism, systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma.

A relative contraindication may be a case where the patient can be called a "sweet tooth". If you can not do without chocolate, ice cream, cakes, milk shakes, the decision on the execution of the operation must be very deliberate (as it is likely that the operation does not give effect).

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