EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF
PHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL RESEARCH

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Abstract

SURGICAL INTERVENTION IN MORBID OBESITY- A REVIEW

*Ahmed Ahmed (MRCS, MSc) and Bijendra Patel (FRCS, MS)

ABSTRACT

Obesity is a complex condition that often co-exists with under-nutrition in the developing countries. It is associated with serious medical, psychological, economical and social implications, affecting all age groups virtually. It is a major contributor to the global burden of chronic disease and disability. The epidemic of morbid diseases numbers are continuing to escalate. It is strongly correlated with increases in obesity and physical inactivity. The World Health Organization (WHO) sets the most widely accepted classification of obesity based on Body Mass Index (BMI). The need for strategies to prioritise morbid obesity is important to ensure surgical interventions for those most likely to benefit. Additional to environmental, behavioural & medical approaches, surgical intervention provides an important option for treatment. There are many serious medical implications of obesity such as Hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes mellitus, respiratory insufficiency, cardiovascular diseases, cancer etc. bariatric surgery which is originally developed to treat morbid obesity, involves different types Purely Restrictive, Restrictive > Malabsorptive, Malabsorptive > Restrictive and purely Malabsorptive. Their a

Keywords: Morbidity, Obesity, morbid diseases, bariatric surgery.


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