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Bariatric Services

Bariatric Procedures & Services

When most people in Australia think of weight loss surgery, they think of the laparoscopic gastric band (lap band). This is simply because it is the commonest procedure performed in Australia. The commonest procedure performed worldwide is the laparoscopic gastric bypass. The other operation performed in this practice is the laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. By offering the three different types of operation, I can offer a tailored approach to your individual needs as opposed to the “one size fits all” approach of other surgeons who only offer the laparoscopic gastric band. Read more..

An Overview

When most people in Australia think of weight loss surgery, they think of the laparoscopic gastric band (lap band). This is simply because it is the commonest procedure performed in Australia. The commonest procedure performed worldwide is the laparoscopic gastric bypass. The other operation per..

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The Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Also known as tube gastrectomy, is where approximately 70 – 80% of the stomach is completely removed effectively turning the stomach, which is like a big bag normally into a small tube. The biggest advantage is that there is no foreign device to fail or cause obstruction and there is no ma..

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Orbera® Managed Weight Loss System

At Dr Phil Lockie's practice, we also offer The ORBERA® Managed Weight Loss System, which is a non-surgical option for weight loss. A soft silicone intragastric (inside the stomach) balloon is temporarily inserted for six months into the stomach without surgery and filled with sterile water ..

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Healthy Weight Clinic

Why use our service? Obesity can have a major impact on your current or future health. Obesity is linked to many health conditions. Weight loss may correct or reduce many of these conditions. As a Nurse Practitioner I will help you to achieve the weight loss required to improve your health. Ove..

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Laparoscopic Gastric Banding

A laparoscopic gastric band is the commonest weight loss procedure performed in Australia. From a surgeon’s point of view it is the simplest and most straightforward of the weight loss procedures. It involves placing a silicone band around the inlet of the stomach to create a small pou..

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Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass

The laparoscopic gastric bypass is the commonest weight loss procedure performed worldwide. It was first performed in the United States back in 1967. It produces excellent weight loss of between 65% to 75% of excess weight and obviously has a long track record. The operation involves creating a ..

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Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

The laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedure involves making several small incisions through which laparoscopic instruments are inserted to perform the surgery. The procedure is designed to make a small reservoir or pouch for food at the upper end of your stomach with the capacity of abou..

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