Jitubhai of 80 kg suddenly became 195 kg

27 April 2023, Ahmedabad

Jitubhai Gohel from Rajkot, who weighs 195 kg, has been facing chronic pain for a long time to perform daily activities like a normal person. The surgery department of the Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad, freed Jitubhai from aches and pains. For some unexplained reason (genetic), his weight went from 80 kg to 195 kg. His weight was 195 kg and his body mass index (BMI) was 66.4. 5 to 7 lakh rupees had to be spent for the operation of bariatric surgery in a private hospital.

Due to unbearable weight and obesity, he had frequent pains. 10 thousand rupees He was unemployed for three years, unable to work due to obesity.
Due to obesity, he had difficulty in daily activities, walking and breathing. Along with physical, he also suffered mental pain.

Last week, a team of Dr. Prashant Mehta, Dr. Rakesh Makwana, Dr. Vikram Mehta and anesthetist from the Department of Gastro Surgery under the leadership of Dr. RR Patel, head of the surgery department of Civil Hospital, performed the operation. Bariatric surgery (stomach pouch + minigastric bypass) was performed for unnatural dyspepsia to reduce his obesity. Life has been freed from danger after a complex surgery.

Benefits of obesity bariatric surgery:-
The chances of fatal diseases like heart attack and hypertension become negligible. Reduces wear and tear of the joints, allowing the patient to stand and perform other activities. Avoid danger to life.

Kept on ventilator support for 2 days and then kept on oxygen support for 10 days. After 12 days of post-operative care, Jitubhai went home on 25 April 2023.

Bariatric surgery was started in Civil Hospital from 2017. Patients weighing 500 grams to 210 kg have recovered. Bariatric surgery is very expensive for obese patients.

Have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or more or a body mass index (BMI) of 35 or more and at least one or more obesity-related co-morbidities (eg type 2 diabetes (T2DM), high blood pressure) , patients suffering from sleep apnea and other respiratory disorders, non-alcoholic fatty liver, bone-wa, lipid abnormalities, gastric disease or heart disease) or who are unable to lose weight despite prolonged efforts to lose weight, They may need bariatric surgery. surgery.

40 kg belly
There remains a need for laparoscopy instruments that can penetrate the fat layer. It is very difficult to do X-ray of the patient. Overweight patients with a thick layer of 10-12 inches in length and an abdominal wall weighing 30-40 kg find surgery extremely difficult. During normal surgery a carbon dioxide pressure of 10–12 K is required, while this type of surgery requires a pressure of 20–25 K. Requires twice as many staff as normal operation for supervision and exercise during and after operation.