Learn what are the multiple co-morbidities of obesity from Dr. Shivaram H V who is one among the Best Bariatric Surgeon in Bangalore, India at Aster CMI Hospital, Hebbal, Bangalore. Bariatric surgery is a surgical procedure performed on the stomach and/or intestines to help a person with extreme obesity to lose weight. Types of Bariatric surgery: Roux-en-Y (roo-en-Y) gastric bypass Sleeve gastrectomy Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch Mini Gastric Bypass Bariatric surgery is mainly performed to help you lose excess weight and reduce your risk of life-threatening weight-related health problems, such as High blood pressure, Heart disease and stroke, Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), Sleep apnea and Type 2 diabetes. Bariatric surgery is an option if you have severe obesity (BMI 35) and are unable to lose sufficient weight to improve your health using other methods or have serious health problems related to obesity. The surgery reduces the stomach size land sometimes changes the small intestine. Aster CMI Hospital is the internationally recognised Center of Excellence for Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery in our country. Visit Aster CMI hospital to consult the best Bariatric & Metabolic surgeon in India. Diagnostic tests: Before performing bariatric surgery, your surgeon will conduct the following investigations to assess your health condition. - Chest X-ray - Echocardiogram - Abdominal ultrasound - Blood studies - a complete blood count (CBC), blood urea nitrogen (BUN), cortisol, creatinine, electrolytes, prolactin and thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) - Electrocardiogram (EKG) - Contact Aster CMI hospital which is one among the best weight loss centres in Bangalore, equipped with advanced facilities for performing Bariatric Surgery in Bangalore.