Bariatric surgery

BARIATRIC SURGERY

reducing the size of the stomach within obesity treatment

Obesity is defi ned by the body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30:

  • indication for bariatric surgery (BMI 40)
  • indication with BMI 35 (severe diabetes, severe hypertension, severe lipid metabolism disorders)

BMI decrease after sleeve gastrectomy: reduces the severity of diabetes, the dosage of drugs for hypertension and enhances the quality of life of the patient.

Advantages of bariatric surgery:

  • the surgery takes less than an hour
  • the hospital stay only lasts 4 – 5 days
  • the recovery period lasts approx. 2 – 3 weeks

Our clients come from the Czech Republic and abroad. We have helped and are still helping patients from many European countries, including Germany, Austria and Spain. Help is sought not only by clients from Europe but from other continents as well.

Meet our well known professionals

Dr. Jaroslav Tvarůžek

Medical Director and Head of Surgery

  • has been actively engaged in surgery since the early 90s
  • was engaged as a surgeon in Germany fi rst and since 1994 in the Czech Republic
  • was one of the fi rst surgeons to adopt laparoscopic techniques and minimally invasive surgical procedures that were new at that time
  • passed the 1st medical speciality examination in surgery in 1995, the 2nd medical speciality examination in surgery in 1999 and in 2002 he passed the medical speciality examination in vascular surgery
  • he has been developing robotic surgery in the Czech Republic since 2007 and is one of the founders of this method in the Czech Republic. He put together a team of physicians and nurses who have operated on the highest number of patients using the daVinci system every year in the Czech Republic
  • in March 2009 he became a specialist in robotic surgery and he is a recommended surgeon on the US Intuitive Surgical server
  • he operated with his team abroad while introducing robotic surgery methods and is actively engaged in robotic and bariatric surgery
  • operated more than 3000 robotic interventions

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„I arrived in Prague on 2nd of October and on 27th of Ocotber I’m leaving with new hip joint.„

Graham Normand

„So thank you all for everything, you have done something that I couldn’t or wasn’t offered to me back in the uk, and given me back my life. „

Megan Trinder

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