Bariatric surgery has become “metabolic”, due to its impact on illnesses such as diabetes and not just on excess weight, observed in studies but also in real life. This is constantly seen in my patients with excess weight and type 2 diabetes, operated without exception using the Le Goff Technique. Following the surgery, the diabetes improves,
Does pregnancy after obesity surgery come with conditions?
Scientific studies are reassurin about the results of pregnancies after obesity surgery, with no notable risk of congenital malformations, with the exception of a few cases of neural tube defects due to folic acid deficiencies (vitamin B9), neonatal haematological and neurological disorders (vitamin B12 deficiencies) and eye complications (vitamin A).
The press has reported, specialists have given their opinion… The various studies on bariatric surgery with 20 years and more of hindsight, few and far between indeed, seem to concur. And the least we can say is that initial enthusiasm has sometimes been disappointed.
A recent article* deals once again with the success rates of various surgical techniques,
Post-operative follow-up remains a major issue in obesity surgery. This is the conclusion every year and recently by the National academy of surgery and work by the French society for obesity surgery and metabolic diseases (SOFFCO-MM).
A few weeks ago, the Academy recalled: obesity surgery is not inconsequential (mortality, complications, deficiencies). In seven years,
When everything else has failed to treat severe morbid obesity (98% of cases), bariatric surgery is the last resort.
As such, bariatric surgery is life-saving and not purely aesthetic. While the primary goal is long-lasting excess weight loss, it will also have beneficial effects on the health in general, leading to a decrease or even disappearance of comorbidities,
The Le Goff Technique is revolutionising obesity surgery with a reversible gastroplasty method with zero mortality
Paris, 26 June 2015 – A new reversible, adjustable and non-invasive treatment for morbid obesity, the Le Goff Technique, from the name of the surgeon, Jean-Yves Le Goff who developed it, has been shown to be remarkably effective over a period of 20 years,
To download the PDF : Medical tribune: The Le Goff Technique unjustly neglected
Doctor Le Goff answers these two questions:
– Why is the Le Goff Technique not used more widely?
– Why have you not spoken about it sooner?