Why this life saving surgery is on the rise.
Dr. Dhan Thiruchelvam said he has seen a 10 per cent growth in the number of weight loss surgeries he is performing.
If you would like some insight in what it is like to be in theatre please review my recent interview with Dr Florence Leong, Post-doctoral Research Associate from Morph Lab Dyson School and Design Engineering, Imperial Collage London, in relation to the use of Robots in Theatre.
We are all aware that increased weight, especially obesity, heightens the likelihood of developing health issues, such as heart disease or diabetes . ‘There's some evidence that obesity it self can increase the likelihood of serious complications from a coronavirus infection. One study of more than 5200 infected people included 35 percent who were obese. ’
The study below in the link www.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/oby.22819 shows the importance of maintaining normal weight for neurological health and also suggest that the detrimental effects of overweight/obesity may extend beyond the duration of overweight/obesity itself.
For details please make an appointment and the practice staff will be able to put you in touch with current and previous patients who are happy to share their success stories with weight loss.