General
publicado em 11/10/2012 às 21h33:00
   Dê o seu voto:

Rio wants to perform 500 surgeries of stomach reduction by the end of this year

More than 400 bariatric surgeries have been performed in the state: MS wants to reduce the minimum age for procedure

 
font size
A-
A+

Some pieces of information on this page may have been automatically translated. Makernews is not responsible for the irregularities resulting from these translations. When in doubt,      consult the original text.



Foto: SECOM/RJ
Bariatric Surgery Program has surpassed the mark of 400 patients operated on at the Hospital Estadual Carlos Chagas.
  « Previous
next »  
Bariatric Surgery Program has surpassed the mark of 400 patients operated on at the Hospital Estadual Carlos Chagas.

The Bariatric Surgery Program of Rio de Janeiro has already surpassed the mark of 400 patients operated on at the Hospital Estadual Carlos Chagas. Introduced in December 2010, the service grew between 2010 and 2011 of more than 2,400%, serving public patients, residents of 30 counties in the state.

"We expect to close 2012 with more than 500 surgeries. We reached over 300 patients operated without any problem," said Cid Pitombo, program coordinator.

On Thursday (11), the Ministry of Health announced the reduction of the minimum age for patients requiring surgery bariátricado surgical procedure. Patients who have morbid obesity and difficulty leaving home can register and is entitled to receive home care with physicians, psychologists, social workers and nurses.

Bariatric surgery, or stomach reduction surgery as it is known in the country, has enabled better quality of life and health to a growing number of patients.

To apply for a bariatric surgery program in the state, the patient should seek outpatient care closer to home for a doctor to do an initial evaluation if surgery is necessary or not. If the operation is indicated, the doctor asks for a second evaluation Regulation Center for Bariatric Surgery state, which forwards the request form online at the State Hospital Carlos Chagas. The patient is contacted and has an appointment scheduled evaluation.

Source: Isaude.net
   Palavras-chave:   Bariatric surgery    Stomach reduction    Obesity    Weight    Ministry of Health    Rio de Janeiro   
  • Share this pageShare this page
  • Share this pageCorrect
  • ShareShare
  • AlertAlert
Reduced link: 
  • You are recommending this story: Rio wants to perform 500 surgeries of stomach reduction by the end of this year
  • Fill in the following form to send your recommendation to your friend:

  • You are suggesting a correction for this story: Rio wants to perform 500 surgeries of stomach reduction by the end of this year


Receba notícias do iSaúde no seu e-mail de acordo com os assuntos de seu interesse.
Seu nome:
Seu email:
Desejo receber um alerta com estes assuntos:
bariatric surgery    stomach reduction    obesity    weight    Ministry of Health    Rio de Janeiro   
Comments:
Comment
Leave your comment
Close
(Required fields are marked with an *)

(Your email address will never be published or shared.)

Enter the letters and numbers below and click in the button "send"

  • Twitter iSaúde
advertising
Informe Saúde printed version

Recommend the portal
Close [X]
  • You are recommending this story: http://www.isaude.net
  • Fill in the following form to send your recommendation to your friend:

RSS news from the portal  iSaúde.net
Get the newsletter of the portal  iSaúde.net
Recommend the portal iSaúde.net
News from  iSaúde.net in your blog or website.
Get news on the subject of your interest.
© 2000-2011 www.isaude.net Todos os direitos reservados.