Obesity is a condition that is associated with having an excess of body fat, defined by genetic and environmental factors that are difficult to control when dieting.
Obesity is classified as having a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 or greater. BMI is a tool used to measure obesity.
The Centers of Disease Control has identified three main causes that directly and indirectly contribute to the complexity of the obesity epidemic.Environment Genetics Behavior
Obesity can cause a series of unwanted complications such as
Gastric Sleeve Operation removes 75-80% of the stomach.
The new stomach pouch holds considerably less than the normal stomach and helps to reduce the amount of food you can eat in one sitting comfortably. The food also moves faster in the new stomach pouch.
There is a significant effect on gut hormones that help you feel less hungry and fuller longer.
Trained in minimally invasive surgery in the early '90s in Montpellier, he founded the bariatric department in a private practice in Marseille in 2000.
With more than 5000 bariatric procedures and more than 500 revision procedures, his work has become a cornerstone of bariatric surgery with the first world series of re-sleeves and of sleeves after gastric banding failure.
His entire list of publications illustrates perfectly his surgical career – the evolution from a young surgeon at the beginning of the laparoscopic era into an international leading figure in bariatric surgery. He continues to prove his interest in new bariatric approaches by developing re-sleeve gastrectomy or spider surgery.
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