Is Robotic Weight Loss Surgery Right for Me?
Robotic weight loss surgery is among the most revolutionary advances in bariatrics, offering a less invasive and more precise approach to performing major weight loss procedures. Using the da Vinci® robot and a laparoscope, our board-certified bariatric surgeon can perform surgery with greater visibility and surgical control than ever before. Adjunctively, this gives patients the benefits of shorter incisions, less downtime, reduced scarring, and a lower risk of complications overall.
While considered safe and effective for many different types of weight loss surgery, the da Vinci® system may not be the best choice for every patient. Robotic weight loss surgery is most ideal for patients undergoing a more complex bariatric procedure. The da Vinci® robotic surgical system can assist Dr. Bagshahi during duodenal switch surgery, gastric sleeve, or gastric bypass, among other procedures, but good candidates for this technique are usually patients who:
- Have a BMI greater than or equal to 40
- Are considered morbidly obese
- Are medically obese and affected by conditions such as high blood pressure or diabetes
- Committed to making permanent lifestyle changes after their weight loss surgery
A consultation and a review of your medical history can help determine whether your procedure would be improved with the da Vinci® robotic surgical system. Our Dallas practice offers a range of minimally invasive weight loss surgery options to help ensure each patient receives the most optimal treatment for their needs.
Dr. Hossein Bagshahi and our team are committed to identifying the best treatment plan to help you live a happier, healthier, and more confident life. Please don’t hesitate to contact our DFW office to book a consultation or to speak with a friendly member of our staff.Previous Post