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Doctors want to include post-bariatric surgery between diseases treatable by SUS

With the weight loss resulting from bariatric surgery patient is left with scraps of skin that can be corrected with plastic

 
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The Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery (BSPS) wants to include in the list of treatable diseases in the Unified Health System (SUS) operations bariátricas.Com plastic post-weight loss resulting from bariatric surgery, the patient is left with remnants of skin, which usually only can be corrected with plastic surgery breast, abdomen and buttocks, as explained by the Regional Director of the BSPS Sao Paulo, Luiz Henrique Ishida.

According to Ishida, the BSPS seeking official recognition of this type of surgery as relevant and necessary acts for obese patients. Our fight now is to introduce it both tables of health plans as tables of public health, such a procedure is necessary, said Ishida.

In early June, representatives of the entity will be meeting with officials from the Ministry of Health in Brasilia to discuss the issue. The goal is to obtain protocols that characterize the plastic surgeries and specific to the post-bariatric. The people have to know who can do this type of surgery, which has the right to health, and that includes treatments for weight loss and post-weight loss, Ishida said.

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