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The gastric ring

Obesity is becoming a scourge all over the world, not only in industrialized countries but also in developing countries, paradoxically. treatments, taken care of are quite varied, sometimes with a surgical solution and the establishment of a gastric band.

In France, this public health problem is gaining momentum.

Obesity is a real handicap and it is complicated in the long term pathologies that worsen over time: joint diseases because the joints suffer from overweight, cardiovascular and diabetes because obesity is accompanied by disorders of the metabolism of fats and sugar, .... And decreases the life expectancy of people who suffer from it.

To lose weight, you have to eat less

It is necessary to fight against overweight and obesity. The only way is to reduce intakes and / or increase caloric expenditure, that is, eat less and eat better and move more.

There are physical ways to reduce caloric intake: it is to reduce the size of the stomach for example by posing a gastric ring.

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The gastroplasty ring

It is a ring placed around the stomach to prevent it from filling. It will give it an hourglass shape with an upper gastric pouch and a lower pocket.

The procedure can be performed under laparoscopy and postoperative recovery is rapid.

A patient with a gastric band is quickly satiated. Indeed, food swallowed during a meal quickly fill the upper pocket. Thus, the amount of food swallowed is less, the ring allows a reduction in calorie intake and weight loss.

It should be known that it is only a help to decrease the caloric contributions and to facilitate the slimming. The person who is asked a gastric ring must participate voluntarily in weight loss, it may eventually be supported by psychologists, dieticians.

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