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,…

What is the difference between SADI-S and SASI-S?

Single anastomosis duodeno-ileostomy with sleeve gastrectomy (SADI-S) and single anastomosis stomach-ileal bypass with sleeve gastrectomy (SASI-S) are two bariatric procedures. Bariatric surgery, also known as weight-loss surgery, comprises a series of procedures that help patients affected by obesity lose excess weight. SADI-S and SASI-S are two of the latest procedures available. SASI-S can be considered…

A Brief Guide on Single Anastomosis Sleeve Ileal Bypass (SASI)

Single Anastomosis Stomach-Ileal Bypass with Sleeve Gastrectomy (SASI-S) can be considered a safer modified version of the Single Anastomosis Duodeno-Ileal bypass with Sleeve gastrectomy (SADI-S). The procedure combines the benefits of a sleeve gastrectomy (commonly known as gastric sleeve) and mini-gastric bypass while reducing the risk of nutritional problems in the long run. Medical advancements…

Adjustable gastric band: Removal, revision, conversion

An adjustable gastric band, also known as lap band, is a bariatric procedure that reduces the stomach’s capacity to hold food. Patients will therefore feel full sooner and limit the amount of food intake. Today, adjustable gastric band is considered an outdated procedure and many doctors and facilities have stopped offering this treatment, including our…

Why have weight-loss surgery at KCM Clinic?

As a multidisciplinary hospital, at KCM Clinic we offer a wide range of procedures, including advanced minimally invasive surgery for obesity and metabolic surgery, aesthetic plastic surgery, orthopaedics and spine surgery. When it comes to weight-loss surgery, we have helped hundreds of patients take back control over their health. And while the idea of travelling…

Gastric balloon

Intragastric Balloon: A non-invasive procedure to help you lose weight An intragastric balloon, or simply gastric balloon, is a medical device that is placed into your stomach to reduce the feeling of hunger and aid weight loss. The procedure is non-surgical and you can leave the clinic shortly after the balloon has been inserted. You…