Laparoscopic obesity treatment at Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center with short hospital stay, no scars, less pain, and detailed diet advice
If you know what BMI stands for, you are probably well aware that obesity can lead to joint pain, heart failure, and sleeping difficulty among others.
Bariatrics at Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center include pre-operative psychological evaluation and post-operative check-up every few months
Before weight loss surgery, you will have to undergo the following tests and procedures:
- psychological assessment
- nutritional assessment
- lung function test
- blood test
After the tests and prior to the surgery you will be instructed about the amount and types of food and drinks allowed.
Most weight loss surgery at Hadassah Hospital is performed as minimally-invasive procedure and includes:
- adjustable gastric band (LAGB)
- Roux-en-Y stomach surgery
- sleeve gastrectomy
- duodenal stitch
On the day following the surgery, the staff will X-ray you to make sure there are no complications. In a week or two after the surgery you will be able to return to normal life.
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