Chrysalis Stomach Surgery

Chrysalis Stomach Surgery

Obesity in the UK is becoming all the more common and can often be seen on television news reports and in the newspapers. The British media are keen to comment on the risks that obesity can cause not just to health but psychologically. Being overweight can cause numerous problems such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer it can also lead to depression and a fear of social interaction. For people that have tried but cannot lose weight through any natural method, surgery may be the recommended answer. There are hundreds of private clinics and hospitals throughout the UK that can offer weight loss treatments and stomach surgery, but unfortunately many people are priced out of such procedures. Chrysalis are one company that aims to provide affordable surgery to all.

Chrysalis healthcare

Chrysalis is a private healthcare company offering various cosmetic and weight loss procedures in nine different locations throughout the UK. The Chrysalis stomach surgery procedures offer excellent choice and benefits to anyone suffering from obesity and each of the fully qualified; experienced surgeons are registered with the General Medical Council (GMC) which signifies quality and high standards across the board.

The Chrysalis stomach surgery team are committed to patient care and the welfare, treatment and aftercare of each patient is of the upmost importance. The company specialise in the most advanced procedures available and each patient is able to take advantage of first class care, facilities and equipment in each one of the Chrysalis hospitals.

Pre-surgery consultation

The consultation is a major part of the Chrysalis stomach surgery process, each consultation is carried out by an experienced surgeon and is done free of charge in any of the Chrysalis hospitals. The consultation will give you a chance to talk to a surgeon about what is involved in stomach surgery and what benefits can be achieved. The surgeon will be able to decide on the best surgical procedure for you and will also outlay the possible risks involved. The consultation is also a good place for you to ask any questions you may have and talk through the lifestyle changes that come with having surgery.

Weight loss procedures offered

The Chrysalis stomach surgery treatments on offer aim to provide excellent benefits at affordable value to each patient. The treatment that is decided on in the consultancy is specifically catered to each individual, no matter what the procedure. Chrysalis follow the guidelines set by NICE which state that a person must have a BMI greater than 40 or 35 with a related illness to be eligible for surgery. People that meet the criteria set out in the guidelines are able to receive any of the following methods of treatment:

  • Adjustable gastric band
  • Gastric bypass
  • Gastric balloon

Each patient receiving surgery will receive full care and support from qualified nurses during their time in hospital, they are also able to receive a full and detailed aftercare plan and dieticians will work alongside other medical professionals to ensure that surgery has the best possible results over the long term.