More Australians seek Weight loss surgery in India


The number of hospital admissions for weight loss surgery has more than tripled in the past decade as more Australians become morbidly obese. New data released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows there were 22,7000 admissions to hospital for weight loss surgery in 2014-15, up from 9300 in 2005-06. The increased need […]

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France see more weight loss surgery than the UK and US.


“France might not be the country in the world with the most acute obesity problem but the number of people undergoing weight loss (bariatric) surgery has boomed in recent years.” The number of people in France turning to surgical procedures to help reduce obesity has multiplied by 21 times over the last 3 decades, new […]

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Bariatric Surgery in France during the last 10 years


During the past decade, the field of bariatric surgery has changed dramatically. Between 2005 and 2014, the number of bariatric operations increased fourfold. Sleeve gastrectomy became the most performed bariatric intervention, representing 60.7% of bariatric activity in 2014. There was a concomitant steep increase in sleeve gastrectomy, with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass increasing slightly overall and […]

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The UK needs to perform thousands of more Bariatric Surgery Operations


Thousands of more stomach-shrinking operations need to be carried out in the UK, say, surgeons, who warn the country is lagging behind the rest of Europe despite the toll being taken on people‚Äôs health and warnings that the obesity crisis could bankrupt the NHS. Reducing stomach size prevents people from eating more than small amounts […]

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