Obesity is one of the leading causes of deaths in United States and in last few years, the percentage of population with obesity condition has increased by a huge mark. There has been huge advancement in the medical field with which several medical treatment procedures have evolved to treat obese patients.
The safe treatment procedures that can effectively reduce the weight of an individual include Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, Adjustable gastric band, Gastric placation and Sleeve gastrectomy. The Gastric Bypass surgery is performed in two steps and a person undergoing this surgery can reduce the body weight by 70.4% in a course of 12 – 18 months. Even other surgical procedures can be effective in decreasing the body weight.