Folks struggling with extreme stage of sleep apnea, a critical sleep problem by which respiration repeatedly stops for just a few seconds and begins, can seek the advice of a physician for bariatric surgery, mentioned Dr Sanjay Patolia, bariatric surgeon from Gujarat who got here for inauguration of bariatric surgery unit at Healthcity Hospital on Saturday.
The deputy chief minister Brajesh Pathak inaugurated the unit.
“Bariatric surgery is really helpful for sufferers with fatty liver and sort 2 diabetes,” mentioned Dr KB Jain, head of the unit, whereas addressing the press convention.
Docs mentioned statistics reveal 5-crore folks in Uttar Pradesh undergo with weight problems. “Amongst these as much as 20% undergo from some illnesses because of weight problems and are in want of bariatric surgery,” mentioned Dr Sandeep Kapoor, director Healthcity hospital.
He mentioned, “Regardless of the necessity there should not even just a few devoted bariatric surgery centres within the state. The bariatric surgery just isn’t a beauty process however answer to a number of diseases and that’s the reason insurance coverage corporations have included this surgery of their package deal.”
As soon as bariatric surgery is completed sufferers have to comply with sure directions relating to nutritious diet and good sleep sample, mentioned docs.
“Even in case of overweight younger girls who’re unable to conceive, bariatric surgery is an enormous assist,” mentioned DR Patolia, who has performed surgery on totally different age teams starting from a 5-year-old little one to 84-year-old girls.
Principal secretary medical well being Partha Sarthi Sen Sharma was additionally current at the occasion.