There is more to bariatric surgery than just using it as a tool to lose weight. Weight loss surgery can also prevent or improve health problems that usually go hand in hand with obesity, such as diabetes, high blood pressure and sleep apnoea. Read more from one of our expert surgeons Mr Vittal Rao about why and how weight loss surgery is a lifechanging procedure!
From fractures to dislocations, shoulder arthritis can be caused by a wide range of causes. We recently spoke with Mr Jagwant Singh, a leading consultant shoulder and elbow surgeon, to discuss these causes and we found out what the latest advancements in treatment are.
Microvascular surgery has been used to reattach severed fingers, arms, hands and other amputated parts to the body. We wanted to find out exactly how it works, how effective it is, how long the procedure takes and whether its safe. In this article, Mr Kavin Andi, an award-winning consultant oral and maxillofacial surgeon answers some frequently asked questions regarding microvascular surgery.
If you live with type 2 diabetes, weight loss surgery can help to put your condition into remission. We spoke to one of London's top bariatric surgeons Mr Sanjay Purkayastha about the bariatric surgical options and what lifestyle changes you will need to make postoperation to ensure a happy and healthy life.
Gallstones are a common problem, which can cause severe pain in the upper abdomen that can last for several hours, particularly at night-time. We spoke to one of our leading surgeons Mr Philip Ridings about all of the possible treatment options for gallstones and whether surgery is always necessary.
If you’re obese, your risk of severe COVID symptoms is higher than the average person's. Mr Bart Decadt highlights the additional threat obesity causes in the COVID-19 pandemic and explains how bariatric (weight loss) surgery can help you lower this threat.
Not knowing what will happen on your first visit to a one-stop breast clinic and dealing with the thought of having symptoms of breast cancer can be a stressful combination. So, Mr Simon Smith, a top breast and endocrine surgeon explains exactly what happens at these types of clinics and how long you need to wait for your results.
Heartburn can be extremely uncomfortable, it affects up to 25% of the UK adults. However, some may experience it more severely than others. In some, it may indicate gastroesophageal reflux disease. We recently spoke with Mr Nima Abbasi-Ghadi, a highly experienced general and oesophago-gastric surgeon, to discuss the effectiveness of anti-reflux surgery.In this article, we find out the answers to some of the frequently asked questions about this procedure.
There are many different types of nasal deformities, it is often a cosmetic concern but sometimes it can also affect the functionality of the nose too. We recently spoke with a highly established nasal plastic & ENT surgeon, Mr Joe Marais, to discuss rhinoplasties and how they compare with septoplasties when treating nasal deformities. We cover many of the FAQs regarding these procedures, in this article.