General Surgery

Team Approach for Complex Surgery in Morbid Obesity

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Dr. Girish SP

Lead Consultant GI & Bariatric Surgery
Aster RV Hospital, Bengaluru

Lipoma excision from the thigh in a 50 year old  obese patient who weighed 246 kgs.

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The team faced a technical challenge of delivering anaesthesia to such an obese patient, which was successfully managed by spinal anesthesia using an extra long 15 cm , 27g needle.