What is abdominal obesity?

Abdominal obesity is the accumulation of fatty tissue in the abdominal area. Abdominal obesity may be defined as excess deposits of fat in the abdominal region. It can be associated with fatty internal organs and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. If you wish to estimate your risk of disease, reach for a tailor’s tape measure…

Single Anastomosis Sleeve Ileal Bypass (SASI) FAQs: We answer your questions

Single Anastomosis Stomach-Ileal Bypass with Sleeve Gastrectomy (SASI-S) is one of the newest bariatric procedures and is an improved version of the Single Anastomosis Duodeno-Ileal bypass with Sleeve gastrectomy (SADI-S). What makes SASI-S one of the most popular weight-loss procedures today is the combination of the benefits of a sleeve gastrectomy (commonly known as gastric…

Apollo OverStitch: Post-op guidelines for a successful recovery

The OverStitch™ Endoscopic Suturing System by producer Apollo Endosurgery is an innovative suturing technology that is used during an endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty. This is why the procedure is also known as the Apollo OverStitch. KCM Clinic prides itself in using this cutting-edge technology. The Apollo OverStitch is becoming increasingly popular as a non-surgical procedure to…

How can a body lift help after weight loss surgery?

Weight loss surgery can help people who suffer from obesity lose excess weight and get healthier. Patients undergoing this type of surgery typically lose a lot of weight and are overjoyed at their success. While having sagging skin after dramatic weight loss is normal, losing a significant amount of weight may also cause overhanging, loose…

Best Country for Bariatric Surgery

Best Country for Bariatric Surgery

Obesity is quickly becoming one of the most common health problems globally. Many people struggle daily to cope with the reality of living with excessive weight and dealing with issues that range from difficulties with mobility and self-acceptance to serious health complications. It shouldn’t come as a surprise then that the interest in weight loss…

One-Anastomosis Gastric Bypass (OAGB) or Mini Gastric Bypass: Procedure, Recovery, Eligibility

One-Anastomosis Gastric Bypass, also known as Mini Gastric Bypass, or Omega Loop Gastric Bypass is a bariatric procedure. Bariatric procedures are designed to help obese or severly obese individuals lose excess weight by modifying parts of their digestive tract. There are several weight-loss procedures available, including sleeve gastrectomy, endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty, gastric balloon, and SASI-S,…

Life After Gastric Bypass

Life After Gastric Bypass

Gastric bypass surgery is a common type of bariatric surgery offered to patients with advanced obesity whose previous attempts of losing weight have not brought satisfactory results. It’s a relatively straightforward procedure with life-changing effects. During the operation, a small part of the patient’s stomach is separated from the organ to create a small pouch,…