New Delhi, November 5, 2020: Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG) is the latest type of weight loss surgery and it results in significant loss of weight as the surgery limit the food intake, said Prof GalvaoNeto, a Brazilian expert- who is a pioneer in ESG procedure in the world.
Conducting live Operative Workshop on the latest procedure of Bariatric Surgery – Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG) for Manipal Hospitals’ doctors Dr Randeep Wadhawan, HOD and Consultant – Department of Minimal Access Surgery, Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery & Gastrointestinal Surgery had invited eminent experts of the field Prof GalvaoNeto. He is a board-certified specialist in digestive surgery, gastroenterology and digestive endoscopy with a vast understanding of bariatric endoscopy.
Addressing the participants during the Workshop, Dr Wadhawan said that ESG surgeries are less invasive and not very complex. “Patient can leave hospital on the same day after the completion of the ESG procedure” he added.
The Live Workshop was conducted by HCMCT Manipal hospitals, one of the largest hospital chains in the country. The workshop gave an overview of several important dimensions of Endoscopic Sleeves Gastroplasty. The workshop began at 8.30 AM and concluded at 4.30 PM. The 8-hour long workshop was attended by various clinician.
“ESG surgeries are proving very effective for those who wish to lose weight. It is a hormonal surgery which includes a variety of procedures to perform on people who are suffering from obesity,” said Dr Wadhawan.
According to the experts, bariatric surgery is a term which is collectively used for multiple types of weight-loss surgeries. “Surgeries make changes in the digestive system to reduce weight which leads to noticeable improvement in cardiovascular risk factors, significant mortality reduction, long-term loss of weight and recovery from diabetes can be seen in the patient,” they added.
Speaking on the objectives of the workshop, Mr Raman Bhaskar, Director HCMCT Manipal Hospitals said, “At Manipal Hospitals, we go the distance to ensure people’s healing experience is nothing short of the best. To widen our commitment to provide the best healing experience, we need the best staff to work with us, and for that we got the best people to train them and share their experience, and this initiative comes with a world of benefits. Attending live workshop impactful interaction, it gives opportunities to tackle real challenges and learn new techniques”
Realising the growing need for advance treatment care, HCMCT Manipal Hospitals, Dwarka, New Delhi has come out with this Live workshop to enable new learning to treat the patient effectively and efficiently. This will help hospitals doctor to give best treatment coming for bariatric surgery.
Dr Mohit Bhandari, the youngest and one of the most prolific Bariatric, Metabolic, Robotic and Endoscopic Surgeons from Indore, also participated in the workshop and addressed the press conference. It was Dr Bhandari who first brought Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty to India.