Overweight is a serious health risk in our western civilization. Extreme overweight is associated with life threatening consequences en medical therapy is often insufficient on the long run.
Surgical techniques have been perfected over the past 40 years. Today an operation is the only certain method to obtain a steady weight loss associated with a good quality of life. The discipline in the surgical science witch deals with this disease is called bariatric surgery.
Our multidisciplinary team offers bariatric surgery to Belgian and non Belgian residents. In close cooperation with your GP or local specialist we aim to care for you during the operative period and the many years after. A permanent follow-up and possibility for after-care is the key for a succesfull outcome.
The Heilig Hartziekenhuis in Roeselare-Menen is one of the top 10 hospitals in Belgium. It has a staff of 160 specialist and counts for 883 beds. Situated in the centre of West-Vlaanderen on the edge of ‘Flanders Fields’ in the heart of Europe it is easily accessible.
Information, advice and consultations are possible through e-mail, telephone or on-line webcam consultations. More than 250 people are operated for obesity a year in our institution and the number is increasing.
Our objective is to improve your quality of life in all its aspects !
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