Department of Bariatric & Morbid Obesity Surgery
The Department of Bariatric & Morbid Obesity Surgery at the ANASSA Clinic specializes in the surgical treatment of obesity with specialized Surgeons and Nursing staff.
Nowadays, obesity is an internationally recognized risk factor for public health and has now reached global epidemic dimensions.
It is noteworthy that the incidence of adult obesity in developed countries has increased by 37% in the last decade. At least 2.8 million adults die each year due to obesity (1,000,000 in Europe), which is triple the number of deaths due to breast or colon cancer.
The procedures that are performed at ANASSA with respect to the Department of Bariatric & Morbid Obesity Surgery, include:
- Longitudinal Gastrectomy
- Stomach Folding
- Single anastomosis gastric bypass
- Biliopancreatic diversion