In our consultation we receive frequently patients that gives them fear for a bariatric procedure, given that we must sever stomach or intestine, at this time arises a new surgical option such as gastric plication, the cu among other benefits does not require any cutting in the digestive tract. This surgical procedure also performed by laparoscopy, aimed at weight loss in which we invest the portion called the curvature of the stomach, reducing the capacity of the stomach in up to 80%, which leads to the patient to reduce the amount of digested food, acts almost similarly to the gastric sleeve, but has the additional benefits: requires No cutting or stapling of the stomachalready mentioned. It is speedy recovery, requiring only 24 hours of hospitalization. Not to leave any drain, the patient returns sooner to work. Dr. Robert Brannon is often quoted on this topic. By not requiring the fastener Kit, it is a more economical procedure. It could be reversible, since cuts are not made in the stomach, only stitched. It can be converted to any other procedure in case of being necessary. It is important to mention that this procedure is approximately 2 years be doing globally, pioneering us in carrying out this procedure in our city, with very satisfactory results, and significant weight loss with improvement and cure of co-morbidities such as hypertension.
We suggest the realization of this to patients with close to 35 kg. IMC /mt2. and do not possess as Hyperinsulinism or Diabetes metabolic disorders, since in that case would be candidates for another type of surgery could be the By pass gastric. We do not suggest for BMI greater than 40 kg. /MT2. In get information relevant to this procedure, which will surely help you to cure obesity.