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Bariatric & weight loss surgery in Sharjah Saudi German hospital in Sharjah, we aim to provide the best health service for obese patients guided by international guidelines and to achieve the best results with regard to weight loss with the highest level of safety after obesity surgery through: –
For some people, losing weight feels like a constant, never-ending battle, but there are options that can help you achieve a healthy weight. Bariatric surgery, also called weight loss surgery, can be a long-term solution that helps you live a better, more active life. There are several bariatric surgery options, and your doctor can help you choose the one that’s right for your lifestyle.
If you are looking for successful weight loss surgery then you are looking in the right place.

Who needs weight loss surgery

Patients must meet the following criteria as per DHA Guidelines:
  • Patients with BMI > 40 kg/m2 with or without comorbidities
  • Patients with BMI ≥ 35-39.9 kg/m2 with one or more comorbidities
  • Patients with BMI ≥ 30-34.9 kg/m2 with two or more comorbidities
Understanding Comorbidities A comorbidity indicates the presence of one or more medical problems which is associated with obesity. Comorbidities include:
  • Coronary artery disease (CAD)
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Obesity hypoventilation syndrome
  • Pickwickian syndrome
  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease or non-alcoholic steatohepatitis
  • Hypertension
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Asthma
  • Venous stasis disease
  • Severe urinary incontinence
  • Joint diseases
  • Obesity related cardiomyopathy
  • Infertility
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
  • Gout

Types of weight loss surgery

Bariatric Surgical Procedures we offer:

  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Mini Gastric Bypass
  • Laparoscopic Revision Bariatric Surgery Procedures
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Reflux Post Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic band removal
  • Laparoscopic Diabetic cure surgery
  • The choices available for your bariatric surgery range from permanent to fully reversible, so it is important to understand what would be your best option.
  • Gastric sleeve surgery, also called sleeve gastrectomy, is a surgical procedure that removes approximately 80% of the stomach, transforming it into a gastric sleeve or tube, which significantly reduces how much food you can eat. It is a permanent procedure that can help you quickly lose weight and maintain the results.
  • Gastric bypass surgery, also known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, is a procedure that creates a small pouch from the stomach that attaches directly to the small intestines, bypassing the larger portion of the stomach. A gastric bypass reduces your ability to absorb food, which results in effective weight loss. Like gastric sleeve surgery, gastric bypass is irreversible.
  • Mini gastric bypass is a modified type of gastric bypass surgery and also creates a small pouch. However, it is less invasive than a gastric bypass and is reversible.
  • Gastric balloon, also referred to as a stomach balloon or weight loss balloon, is a non-surgical weight loss option for those who are struggling with obesity but cannot undergo surgery. A soft weight loss balloon is inserted into your stomach using an endoscope and then filled with saline. The stomach balloon greatly reduces your appetite, helping you reduce your food consumption and adopt new eating habits. Once you reach your target weight, the gastric balloon is removed.
  • Weight loss surgery has been carefully studied and repeatedly found to be safe and effective. However, no surgery or procedure is entirely free of risk. Some risks associated with bariatric surgery include:
  • Infection
  • Acid reflux
  • Ulcers
  • Choosing an experienced bariatric surgery specialist can reduce these risks.
    Though many people may be overweight, bariatric surgery is reserved for patients experiencing significant issues with their weight. Generally, weight loss surgery is appropriate if you:
  • Have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or higher
  • Have a BMI between 35 to 39.9 and a serious health condition
  • Have a unique situation where your BMI is between 30 and 34, and you have a serious health issue
  • If your weight is causing health problems, then weight loss surgery may be your solution. Some obesity-related medical issues include:
  • Stroke
  • Heart attack
  • Heart disease
  • Sleep apnea
  • Hypertension
  • High cholesterol
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • At Saudi German Hospital – Sharjah, we understand the physical and emotional issues that obesity can cause. We offer a range of options, from gastric bypass surgery to gastric balloon in Sharjah. Our specialists provide compassionate care, ensuring you have the support you need for your weight loss journey.
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