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Low Cost Biliopancreatic Diversion Surgery at Goa and Its Benefits

Biliopancreatic diversion surgery at Goa as an alternative option for obesity surgery is offered along with a rejuvenating holiday at Low cost. Highly skilled super specialist obesity surgeons of Goa perform the surgery for better outcome. Goa is famous as holiday destination worldwide and apart from this it is now being considered as the best medical tourism destination. Medical facility provided in Goa is attracting the patient’s crowd from the western countries as they seek treatment at low cost. Hospitals in Goa offering Biliopancreatic diversion surgery are at par with the international standards. Goa is also famous for its exotic beaches and tourist locations that can be beneficial for faster recovery post treatment. So, patients can opt for Gastric sleeve surgery in Kerala and can have a holiday with efficient results.

What is Biliopancreatic Diversion Surgery?

Biliopancreatic diversion, or BPD, is a complicated weight-loss surgery that alters the digestive tract so fats and nutrients are not absorbed into the body. Biliopancreatic diversion (BPD) with switch is a combination restrictive and malabsorptive procedure. The goal of this surgery is to induce weight loss by altering the digestive tract so that nutrients and fats are not absorbed by the body.

Biliopancreatic Diversion Surgery Procedure

There are two Biliopancreatic diversion surgeries: a biliopancreatic diversion and a biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch.

  • In a Biliopancreatic diversion, a portion of the stomach is removed. The remaining portion of the stomach is connected to the lower portion of the small intestine. See a picture of a biliopancreatic diversion.
  • In a Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch, a smaller portion of the stomach is removed, but the remaining stomach remains attached to the duodenum (the upper part of the small intestine). The duodenum is connected to the lower part of the small intestine. See a picture of a biliopancreatic diversion with a duodenal switch.

These procedures can be done by making a large incision in the abdomen (an open procedure) or by making a small incision and using small instruments and a camera to guide the surgery (laparoscopic approach).

What to Expect After Biliopancreatic diversion Surgery?

Most people can return to their normal activities in 3 to 5 weeks. After Biliopancreatic diversion surgery, you generally see your surgeon 3 weeks after surgery and then every 3 months for 1 year. After 1 year, see your surgeon once a year.

Biliopancreatic Bypass Surgery Benefits

Weight Reduction Benefits

Biliopancreatic stomach bypass is a highly effective treatment for clinical or morbid obesity. Patients typically lose 66 percent of their pre-operative excess weight within two years. In one patient study (125 subjects), excess weight loss of 74 percent at one year, 78 percent at two years, 81 percent at three years, 84 percent at four years, and 91 percent at five years was achieved. If biliopancreatic bypass patients adhere strictly to their post-operative dietary and other lifestyle guidelines, they can expect to lose up to 80 percent of their excess weight and maintain this weight reduction, without weight regain, indefinitely. This weight loss alone can produce significant health benefits, like lower blood cholesterol, lower blood pressure, reduced risk of heart disease, diabetes and some cancers.

Health Benefits of Biliopancreatic Diversion Surgery

According to a recent study of 500 bariatric bypass patients, 96 percent of weight-related health conditions (eg. hypertension, back pain, sleep apnea, diabetes and depression) were improved or resolved after undergoing biliopancreatic diversion gastric bypass.

Benefits Conditional Upon Patient Compliance

Despite the logic behind biliopancreatic gastric bypass surgery, it is no easy answer to morbid obesity. The same pressures to over-eat and take insufficient exercise that existed before the stomach bypass operation will exist in the post-operative period. Biliopancreatic diversion offers patients an opportunity to change, rather than a quick solution to their weight status.

Why Goa?

Biliopancreatic diversion surgery at Goa is offered at low cost that is beneficial for patients who come from countries like UK and USA where surgery costs are too high. Forerunners Healthcare in India offers you the treatment along with the best medical care and accommodation and all other service required during the treatment and has tie ups with various hospitals having trained experienced surgeons in dealing with international patients. What many tourists have now discovered is that Goa has a pool of trained doctors and nurses and an excellent network of hospitals that offer international standard treatments at very affordable prices.

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