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Indications for obesity surgery

Indications for obesity surgery

A surgical approach will only be considered if all conditions are met.

  • A Body Mass Index ( BMI ) over 40kg/m2
  • A Body Mass over 30kg/m2 in association with documented concomitant disease that could benefit from weight loss: arterial hypertension, radiologically proven degenerative arthritis, sleep apnea.
  • A patient age between 18 and 50 years
  • Obesity which has been stable for over five years
  • Unsuccessful dietary or drug measures for over a year
  • Absence of endocrine disease
  • Sufficient comprehension and compliance from the patient
  • No history of excessive alcohol intake; no history of drug abuse
  • Acceptable operative risk

:: Calculate your BMI

Body mass index (BMI) is measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to both adult men and women.

BMI Categories:

  • Normal weight = 18.5 – 24.9
  • Overweight = 25 – 29.9
  • Obesity = BMI of 30 or greater

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