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Obesity is engulfing the nation and becoming the biggest epidemic of present era with 9.5 % of adolescent population as overweight and 5 % as obese. Moreover, in a recent survey it was found that India is already having 7.5 crores obese population with 5 crores of morbidly obese. Seeing the present scenario it is important to check the obesity at the right time as obesity never comes alone. It is mostly associated with lot of comorbidities that affect the overall functioning of the body. Now for the first time in India, an overweight person can be treated medically with a non-surgical endoscopic weight loss procedure, Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty. Dr.Mohit Bhandari is credited to introduce this procedure in India to help people fight obesity. Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty is a new-fangled weight-loss procedure. It reduces the size ofa stomach using an endoscopic suturing device without the need for surgery. Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty leads to significant weight loss by limiting the capacity to eat. It's a minimally invasive procedure that reduces the risk of operative complications.This procedure should be followed by a commitment to a healthier lifestyle for sustained results. Adopting an exercise routine and a healthy diet post procedure will benefit a lot in gastroesophageal reflux disease, heart disease and stroke, high blood pressure, sleep apnea and type 2 diabetes. Dr. Mohit Bhandari further explained the benefits of Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty, saying 'I have done 9000+ bariatric procedures and have met more than 30,000 obese patients in my entire career span. After all this, what I have realized is that in India people are not open at accepting the fact that they have been through a bariatric procedure for embracing a transformation in their body. Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty could be just a perfect procedure for anyone who doesn't want to disclose the secret of their weight loss. Also it is completely safe and effective. After studying and analysing about the excellent results, I started this procedure in India. And this can be a revolutionary procedure to stop obesity at the right time in anyone's life.'
Asia's highest volume weight loss Bariatric, Metabolic surgery centre Mohak Bariatrics and Robotics will start a virtual outpatient clinic at Jaipur from tomorrow. Rajasthan which has become one of the states with huge volume of morbidly obese patients is in great need of high standards of clinical treatment to cater to patients with obesity and diabetes. Mohak Bariatrics and Robotics director and chief surgeon Dr. Mohit Bhandari informed that the outpatient clinic will be specifically catering to patients from the state of Rajasthan . Dr. Bhandari a renowned bariatric surgeon who hails from Indore has operated more than 9000 morbidly obese patients and holds the distinction of operating upon one of the heaviest patient in Asia weighting 410 kg who is doing good. The clinic will have a high definition video conferencing unit and can be connected virtually to any part of the world. Director for clinical affairs and research at Mohak Bariatrics Dr Mathias Fobi informed the press that we have plans to establish virtual OPD across the globe through which our team can get connected with patients directly even without physical presence and can provide expert advise. Dr Mathias Fobi is one of the most celebrated Hollywood weight loss surgeon is associated with Mohak Bariatrics and Robotic Surgery Centre since last 2 years. The outpatient clinic will make experts available to patients from the state on a regular basis and will simplify the follow up of patients who underwent bariatric surgery. Dr. Bhandari added in the brief that a very special software is created to document the clinical data from al pre and post operative morbidly obese patients from across the state which can be used for the purpose of future collaboration and research.
Indore becomes the first city in the country to offer non surgical method of weight loss. City based Mohak Bariatrics and Robotics one of the country's leading weight loss surgery centre has come up with the modality, Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty, a novel procedure which was performed for the first time in India at this hospital. The procedure was performed by Dr. Mohit Bhandari and Dr. Manoel Galvao Neto from Brazil. The patient who was operated upon was 87 kg weight with BMI 32.7 Patient was a type 2 diabetic since last 5 years. According to bariatric surgeon Dr. Mohit Bhandari, this is a non invasive method for treatment of obesity. According to him, in this procedure capacity of the stomach is reduced by plication taking sutures all around stomach to reduce its size. Dr. Bhandari says patients can lose 15-25 kg depending on multiple factors through this procedure. He adds bariatric surgery is a more radical approach towards weight loss which incorporates both restrictive and Malabsorptive component. We all need a bridge therapy between medical and surgical therapy and endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty is that option. The cost of the procedure will be around 2.5 lakh rupees. Dr. Bhandari is one of the pioneers in bariatric surgery and has singularly performed more than 8000 bariatric and Robotic procedures which is one of the highest volume in Asia.