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| Published: April 25, 2017

Effect of Bariatric Surgery on Psychosomatic Condition and Quality of Life of Patients with Morbid Obesity: A Study at Dr. RMLIMS, Lucknow

Anshuman Pandey

Professor, Surgical Gastroenterology, Dr. RML Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, U.P., India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Sudhi Kulshrestha

Professor, Surgical Gastroenterology, Dr. RML Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, U.P., India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Shakeel Masood

Associate Professor, Surgical Gastroenterology, Dr. RML Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, U.P., India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Smita Chauhan

Associate Professor, Surgical Gastroenterology, Dr. RML Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, U.P., India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.014/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.014

ABSTRACT

Bariatric surgery results in significant weight loss, improvement or cure of accompanying illnesses, and may lead to important changes in psychological conditions. The aim of this paper is to study the changes in the psychological and emotional lives of patients as well as quality of life during the first year after bariatric surgery. The study population comprised 30 patients, 17 women (56.67%) and 13 men, between 28 and 60 years old. laparoscopic gastric sleeve procedure was adopted for bariatric surgery. Patients were asked to complete SF-36 questionnaire before surgery. One year after surgery, patients were again asked to complete an SF-36. Comparisons were made between loss of weight, alteration in the psychological condition and quality of life postoperatively, within the parameters of sex, age, marital status, clinical condition, duration of obesity and family history of obesity. Outcomes obtained from Wilcoxon signed rank test of SF-36 parameters revealed that there is significant difference between pre surgery and post surgery SF-36 parameters except emotional role limitation. The bariatric surgery most satisfactorily improved the patients’ psychosomatic condition, as well as their quality of life, during the first year after surgery.

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Anshuman Pandey @ sudhirehab@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.014/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.014

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 3, April-June, 2017

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