Gastric band surgery can lead to a significant amount of weight loss and can thus reduce the risk of diabetes and high blood pressure. In our latest article, highly experienced consultant general and bariatric surgeon, Mr Shashi Irukulla, explains what a gastric band surgical procedure entails, reveals who the operation is suitable for, as well as outlining the potential complications of the procedure.
There are various reasons a patient might undergo lower gastrointestinal (GI) surgery, as there are many diseases and conditions that can affect this part of the body. Experienced consultant general surgeon, Greg Wynn, has clearly described the basics of lower GI surgery and has advised what to expect when having the procedure.
The traditional biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD/DS) procedure restricts the amount of food you can eat, and also reduces the amount of nutrients your body can absorb. However, whilst it is effective in enabling patients to lose weight, there are concerns regarding vitamin and protein malnutrition due to the amount of small intestine removed. Mr Kesava Reddy Mannur, a top surgeon, explains what the newer, modified version of BPD/DS surgery involves (the DS/SADI procedure).
Laparoscopy is a highly effective, minimally invasive surgical procedure typically performed to identify the cause(s) of abdominal pain and ultimately put a stop to the pain. In our latest article, revered consultant general surgeon, Mr Paul Leeder, details what exactly a laparoscopy surgical procedure entails, when it is recommended and how it is generally performed.
A gastric bypass surgery can result in patients being better able to control their hunger and can also allow them to lose a large amount of excess weight. Here to offer us a comprehensive, expert overview of what the surgery involves is highly esteemed consultant surgeon, Mr Alistair Sharples.
Professor Giles Toogood is a highly experienced consultant hepatobiliary surgeon (surgeon of the liver, bile duct, and pancreas) and general surgeon. He treats liver cancer on a frequent basis, especially secondary liver cancer, and here he explains what to expect from treatment by answering common questions
Fatty liver is a condition which, while often benign and asymptomatic, can sometimes lead to serious health issues. Internationally renowned liver surgeon, Professor Hemant Kocher shares his knowledge on this common problem.