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About BariOSS

We care about your Health

BariOSS is Bariatric, Obesity and Metabolic Surgical Speciality Centre which is the only bariatric centre in South of Tamil Nadu which serves patients who require assessment and treatment for obesity and morbid obesity, and also for patients who need other kinds of laparoscopic surgeries.

BariOSS Centres (Bariatric Obesity & Metabolic Surgical Speciality Centre) is located in  Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Nagercoil, Tenkasi & Tuticorin.

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Dr.Christopher S K

Consultant Advanced Minimally Invasive, Bariatric, GI and Laser Surgeon.
  • bariosscentre@gmail.com
  • 7708803335
  • Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Nagercoil, Tuticorin, Tenkasi
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Your Care is Our Priority!

Areas of Specialization on Various kinds of Surgery

Our team approach means that every patient receives the highest level of care, before, during, and after surgery. We provide each patient with personal attention and expert guidance to make their surgery—and their journey toward a new, healthier life—a success.

Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric or Weight Loss Surgery is an operation that helps you lose weight by making changes to your digestive system. Some types of bariatric surgeries make your stomach smaller, allowing you to eat and drink less at one time and making you feel full sooner.
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Laparoscopic Surgery

Laparoscopy translated from Ancient Greek- lapara meaning ‘flank or side’, and skopeo meaning ‘to see’ is an operation performed in the abdomen or pelvis using small incisions (usually 0.5–1.5 cm) with the aid of a camera.
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Laser Surgery

The term “laser” stands for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. Ordinary light, such as that from a light bulb, has many wavelengths and spreads in all directions. Laser light, on the other hand, has a specific wavelength.
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Endoscopy

Endoscopy (also known as Upper GI Endoscopy, Gastroscopy, EGD or esophagogastroduodenoscopy) is a procedure that enables Dr. Christopher to examine the lining of the esophagus (swallowing tube), stomach and duodenum (first portion of the small intestine).
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Colonoscopy

Many people in Tirunelveli go for a colonoscopy procedure. Colonoscopy is a procedure that allows a specialist to observe the lining of the colon and rectum. It is done in most hospitals and performed as an endoscopic procedure or on an outpatient basis by a gastroenterologist in Tirunelveli.
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Robotic Surgery

Robotic surgery, or robot-assisted surgery, allows doctors to perform many types of complex procedures with more precision, flexibility and control than is possible with conventional techniques. Robotic surgery is usually associated with minimally invasive surgery — procedures performed through tiny incisions.
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We have to be cautious about Obesity to build extra awareness.
About Obesity

Know about Obesity

Obesity is defined as a disease in which fat has accumulated to the extent that health is impaired.

WHO defines Overweight & obesity as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health.

Obesity occurs when an individual’s body weight is in excess of the healthy range for their height leading to a high percentage of body fat.

Obesity isn’t just a cosmetic concern. It is a medical problem that increases your risk of other diseases and health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and certain cancers.

Obesity is commonly measured by body mass index (BMI), which calculates the relationship of weight to height. An adult with a BMI of 30 or more is considered obese. Click here to know more about BMI

How Does Obesity Affect You ?

Obesity substantially contributes to
  • Shortened life-expectancy
  • Impaired quality of life
  • Preventable Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Low Self-Esteem
Obesity

Do's & Don'ts?

Do's

Sleep Regularly

Ensure adequate sleep of at least 7-8 hours for a day.

Exercise Regularly

Practice breathing exercises every day.

Stay Active

Exercises are a must. Keep yourself physically active.

Add Veggies in Diet

Have food low on fat, like salads, pulses, oats, etc.

Don'ts

Do not stress

Do not stress out in trying to lose weight.

Don’t Skip meals

Do not skip your meals as they trick the body into storing more fat.

Avoid Junk Foods

Even if you are eating the right food, overeating can be bad for you.

Don’t Give up

Fat feelings pass, so relax and don't panic.
Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of common Queries on Obesity

Obesity is defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health. WHO defines Overweight & obesity as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health.

How is Childhood Obesity Measured?

In infants and children under 5 years of age obesity is assessed according to the WHO "Child growth standards" and the WHO Reference for 5-19 years (body mass index-for-age)

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How can childhood obesity be prevented?

Supportive policies, environments, schools and communities are fundamental in shaping parents’ and children’s choices, making the healthier choice of foods..

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Worldwide more than 1.9 billion adults are overweight and 650 million are obese. Approximately 2.8 million deaths are reported as a result of being overweight or obese. In India, more than 135 million individuals were affected by obesity.

How is Obesity Measured in Adults?

Overweight is defined as the individual’s body mass index (BMI). In adults BMI greater than or equal to 25 is overweight; and BMI greater than or equal to 30 is obesity

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Health Consequences of Obesity?

Cardiovascular disease, Insulin resistance, Musculoskeletal disorders (especially osteoarthritis), Some cancers (endometrial, breast and colon), Disability.

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Obesity Treatment

Various Types of Bariatric Surgery

Weight loss surgery is also known as bariatric and metabolic surgery. These terms are used in order to reflect the impact of these operations on patient’s weight and the health of their metabolism to treat obesity,

Mini Gastric Bypass

The Mini Gastric Bypass (MGB) is a short, simple, successful, reversible laparoscopic gastric bypass weight loss surgery.

Sleeve Gastrectomy

Sleeve gastrectomy, also referred to as vertical sleeve, gastric sleeve or tube gastrectomy, is a surgical procedure.

Gastric Bypass

Gastric bypass, also known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, is a bariatric or weight loss surgery for obese patients.

Metabolic Surgery

Diabetes being a medical disease, it was traditionally treated by diet and exercise with mild oral medicines.

Adjustable Gastric Banding

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding, commonly referred to as Lap-Band surgery, is a type of minimally invasive weight loss surgery
How Does Obesity Affect You?

Physiological consequences of obesity are:

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Type 2 Diabetes

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High blood pressure

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Heart disease

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Gallbladder disease

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Cancer

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Digestive disorders

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Breathing problems

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Infertility

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PCOD (Poly Cystic Ovarian Disease)

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Urinary Incontinence

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Joint problems (arthritis)

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Shorter life expectancy

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