A 152kg affected person misplaced 42kg because of a minimally invasive weight-loss surgical procedure at Renji Hospital, hospital officers mentioned on Wednesday.
Docs additionally designed an individualized plan for remedy, vitamin and sports activities to assist the person regain a wholesome weight and a wholesome life-style.
The affected person surnamed Chen was overweight since childhood as a consequence of lack of train and unhealthy weight loss plan. His weight problems grew to become extra severe as he grew older, when it began to hinder his regular life.
Since Chen didn’t see outcomes from weight loss plan and train, he got here to Renji Hospital, when he was 152kg with a physique mass index of 46 (double what is taken into account wholesome).
Docs finally determined to conduct a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, a surgical procedure to take away many of the abdomen.
A multidisciplinary crew supplied a complete surgical procedure plan in addition to after-surgery steerage.
The operation was accomplished inside 2 hours and the affected person was in a position to stroll unassisted the following day. He was discharged six days after the surgical procedure.
Apart from the affected person’s weight reduction, different key well being objects like blood sugar and blood fats additionally returned to regular ranges, hospital officers mentioned.
The hospital mentioned it has shaped a multidisciplinary platform for weight problems administration to assist different sufferers obtain protected, long-term and efficient care.