Bariatric Surgery – Whittington

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Gastric band, gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy. All operations are performed laparoscopically. 

Prior to surgery-supervised dieting and medication, supervised physiotherapy and psychological evaluations take place.

 

View the NICE obesity guidelines.


Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

  • BMI of 40 kg/m2 or more, or between 35 kg/m2 and 40 kg/m2 and other significant disease (for example, type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure) that could be improved if they lost weight

How to refer

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Referral methods: E-referral

Routine referrals to CCAS via e-Referrals.