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Am I A Candidate?

There are a number of widely accepted criteria which make a patient suitable for Bariatric or weight loss surgery:

  • Weight greater than 45kg above the ideal body weight for sex, and height.
  • BMI > 40 by itself or >35 if there is an associated obesity illness, such as diabetes or sleep apnoea
  • Reasonable attempts at other weight loss techniques
  • Age 18-65
  • Obesity related health problems
  • No psychiatric or drug dependency problems
  • A capacity to understand the risks and commitment associated with the surgery

UPCOMING EVENTS

Upcoming Events

2022 ANZMOSS Conference

Cairns Convention Centre

5 – 7 October

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Bariatric Surgery Registry

 

Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS

ANZMOSS recognised Scholarships for current members.

 

Public Bariatrics

PUBLIC BARIATRICS

ANZMOSS Public Bariatric Surgery Initiative – “Access to All”.

 

Recommendations for Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents in Australia and New Zealand