Bariatric Success Rates

Bariatric Surgery Success & Failure Rates

Bariatric surgeries also known as weight loss surgeries have been confirmed to be the most effective treatment for achieving substantial weight loss, especially in morbidly obese people. These surgeries are either restrictive, malabsorptive or both. They alter the size of the stomach to reduce food intake and also minimize the length of the small intestine…

vBloc Therapy

vBloc Therapy

The various complications associated with bariatric surgeries called for the need to look for a less invasive procedure with fewer side effects. Variable success rates have been reported by many studies after VBloc therapy with an average of 30% excess weight loss and improvement in comorbid conditions. Blockage of the vagal stimulation to the gastrointestinal…

AspireAssist

AspireAssist® – Aspire Assist Overview – From Aspire Bariatrics

The management of obesity is an evolving field of medicine with new modalities of treatment being introduced and the old ones undergoing modifications. Some of the demerits of bariatric surgeries are the invasiveness of the procedures, the non-reversibility (except for gastric banding) and series of attendant complications. Bariatric surgery also alters the natural anatomy of…