Morbid obesity - overweight is a very common phenomenon now in Indian population. People over 100kgs weight suffer from numerous problems like arthritis of the knee, breathing difficulty, diabetes , hypertension etc. There are many surgical methods of reducing the weight of the patient thus preventing or curing these complications.
The operations performed for overweight is in the form of sleeve gastrectomy, gastric by-pass etc.. which is done laparoscopically and needs to stay in the hospital for 2 – 3 days. Patients are likely to lose 40% of their weight in 6 month period.
Dr.Radhakrishna routinely performs these operations in Chennai with excellent results.