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Am I a Candidate?

Selection Criteria

There are a number of widely accepted criteria which make a patient suitable for Bariatric or weight loss surgery:

  • BMI of 35 or a BMI greater than 30 with at least with 1 major obesity related disease eg. Diabetes, Asthma, Heart Disease, sleep Apnoea , osteo arthritis.
  • Reasonable attempts at other weight loss techniques
  • Over 18 years of age
  • Obesity related health problems
  • A capacity to understand the risks and commitment associated with the surgery
  • Pregnancy not anticipated in the first two years following surgery

Your suitability for surgery will be determined after a formal discussion with our trained staff.

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