Mr Ali Alhamdani, a leading bariatric surgeon, discusses the use of weight-loss surgery in treating both morbid obesity and type II diabetes.
The primary indicator used by bariatric surgeons to assess a patient’s suitability for bariatric surgery and to monitor post-procedure weight loss is their body mass index (BMI). This is used to determine if a patient has a healthy weight. We asked Mr Ali Alhamdani about suitability for weight loss surgery and all about the benefits and the costs.
At the 2018 conference of the Egyptian Society of Obesity Surgery, one of London’s leading bariatric surgeons, Mr Ali Alhamdani, presented on the promises of mini-gastric bypass surgery – and the remarkable evidence that it has the potential not only to cure obesity, but type 2 diabetes as well. In our interview with Mr Alhamdani, we discussed the emerging theories behind this extraordinary link, and what this could mean for the future of diabetes treatment.
Type 2 diabetes is a disease that is related to obesity and recent evidence shows that it can be cured, or at least, controlled by gastric surgery. This represents a significant change in how we view treatment for type 2 diabetes and has the potential to change many patients' lives. Mr Ali Alhamdani, a leading bariatric surgery, explains how it works.
A gastric bypass operation can be the best way for someone to lose weight, but problems can arise as a result. Discover the pros and cons of closing the mesenteric defect - a hole that can lead to hernias - with top bariatric surgeon Ali Alhamdani.
If a patient with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) wants bariatric surgery, there are certain extra risks to consider. Top bariatric surgeon Mr Ali Alhamdani speaks about his views on offering sleeve gastrectomy to these patients.
Mr Ali Alhamdani, respected surgeon and Top Doctor, was recently invited to speak at the first International Bariatric Club World Congress held at Oxford University this year, where he shared his expertise in treating diabetes in obese patients. We caught up with Mr Alhamdani to ask him about his experience.
There are many different things which must be considered when deciding on the right path to follow for weight loss surgery. Top surgeon Mr Ali Alhamdani explains how he decides the best course of action and procedure for the patient.