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Thursday, November 24, 2016

More About Obesity Surgery Procedure Cost and Benefits in India

Obesity Overview

Today, obesity ranks as a significance health risk. As per some studies, obesity is the major cause of the preventable mortality. Obesity refers to a spectrum of problems related with excess weight ranging from being mildly overweight to being morbidly obese.

Obesity Facts and Figures

Obesity is a condition in which the natural energy reserves which are stored in the fatty tissues of the humans and other mammals will increase to a point where it is related to certain health conditions or increased mortality risks. As per the WHO global estimates, more than 1.4 billion adults of 20 years and older were overweight. Among these over 200 million men and nearly 300 million women were obese. The obesity is the fifth leading risk for the global deaths with 2.8 million adults dying each year.

Overall, more than 10% of the world’s adult population is obese with 40 million children under the age of five being overweight. Over 30 million overweight children are living in the developing counties and 10 million in the developed countries. Additionally, 44% of the diabetes, 23% of the ischemic heart disease burden and between 7 to 14 percent of certain cancer are attributable to obesity. About 65% of world’s population live in countries where obesity kill more people than underweight which includes all the high income and the most middle income countries.


1)    Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is the most commonly preferred bariatric operation which has been practiced for over 30 years. This procedure has a high long-term success rate with relatively low rate of mortality and the post-operative health complications. Patients undergoing it loses about 50-75 pounds of their initial excess weight which will significantly reduce or cure most of the life threatening medical conditions related to severe clinical obesity.

Cost in India

The Roux-en-Y gastric bypass cost in India is $7,200.

2)    Mini gastric bypass

The mini gastric bypass surgery is a short and relatively simple weight loss procedure which has been shown by the research to have low risk. The result is good with long-term weight loss.

Cost in India

The mini gastric bypass cost in India is $7,000.


3)    Biliopancreatic diversion

Biliopancreatic diversion is a malabsorption operation which restricts both the food intake and the amount of calories and nutries absorbed by the body. During a biliopancreatic procedure, the portions of the stomach are removed.

Cost in India

The biliopancreatic diversion cost in India is $6,800.


4)    Sleeve gastrectomy

The sleeve gastrectomy is a procedure in which the stomach is reduce 15% by its original size by surgical removal of a large portion of the stomach following a major curve. The open edges are attached together to form a sleeve or a tube with a banana shape. This procedure will reduce the size of the stomach permanently. It is performed on extremely obese patients with a BMI of 40 or more and often it is performed laparoscopically therefore it is not reversible.

Cost in India

The sleeve gastrectomy surgery cost in India is $6,580.

Benefits of Obesity Surgery with Forerunners Healthcare


1)    Excellent care

Forerunners Healthcare consultants have tied up with the best surgeons and top hospitals offering excellent care for the obesity surgery in India.

2)    Affordable Cost

The obesity surgery with Forerunners Healthcare is within the budget of the patients travelling to India from abroad.

3)    Highly Skilled Professionals

At Forerunners Healthcare Consultants, we ensure to provide the benefits from highly skilled professionals who take utmost care to maintain ethics while meeting the patient’s need.

4)    Primary Services

We assists our patients with arrangements such as their medical visas, appointment with surgeon, accommodation for self and attendant, transport services, travel, etc.

5)    Other vital facilities

We take care of the quick visa letters, health diet as advised by your surgeons, travel arrangements, vacation tour, etc.


Now that we have come across the obesity surgery procedure cost and benefits in India, you can contact Forerunners Healthcare Consultants to book your surgery. Send us your inquiry by filling up our free consultation form to book your affordable obesity surgery in India.

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