BMI For Weight Loss Treatment

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The criteria for undergoing an obesity surgery, such as sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass or gastric balloon typically involve a combination of factors, with Body Mass Index (BMI) being one of the primary indicators. However, specific criteria may vary depending on the healthcare provider and the individual’s health profile. Generally, the criteria for considering an obesity surgery based on BMI include:

WHICH STYLE OF OBESITY SURGERY OR PROCEDURES CAN YOU BE PRE-SUITABLE ACCORDING TO YOUR BMI?
If you do not meet the criteria written below, you may be a candidate for liposuction, tummy tuck, thigh, or arm lift.
Between 27 – 35 : Gastric Balloon Operation
Between 30 – 35 : Gastric Sleeve or Gastric Bypass Surgery if you have any accompanying medical problem because of your weight like hypertension, sleep apnea, diabetes type 2, joint problems. Gastric sleeve is not recommended for patients under 18 or over 60 years of age, alcoholics, drug addicts and people with serious heart or lung diseases.

More than 35 : Gastric Sleeve or Gastric Bypass surgeries without the need for chronical accompanying medical diseases.

BMI (BODY MASS INDEX) CALCULATION FORMULA

Weight in KG
BMI= ______
Height * Height in CM

BMI CATEGORIES
CATEGORY BMI Range (kg/m²)
Severe Thinness <16 Moderate Thinness

16 – 17 Mild Thinness

17 – 18,5 Normal

18.5 – 25 Overweight

25 – 30 Obese Class

1 30 – 35 Obese Class 2

35 – 40 Obese Class 3 >40

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