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Bariatric surgery for obesity - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   Hi my height 170cm and weight is 110kg and my BMI is 40
Doctor :   Ok

User :   i want to know about Bariatric surgery
Doctor :  
BMI of 40 comes under morbid obesity
Doctor :   Yes, that is the right option for your age and weight

User :   can i under go with Bariatric surgery
Doctor :  
It is a safe procedure which is done laproscopically
User :   and what are the conditions?
Doctor :   The same

Doctor :  
Morbid obesity
User :   how many days will be Hospitalization?and approximate cost for Bariatric surgery.
Doctor :   for a week

Doctor :  
and you will need rest for 2 more weeks
Doctor :  
cost is around 2 lacs
Doctor :  
and if special ward can go upto 3 lacs
User :   in Bangalore which hospitals have these facility?
Doctor :  
Apollo, BGS, Wockhardt hospitals
Doctor :  
Even Manipal has the facility
Doctor :  
will be done by Gastroenterologist(surgery)

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