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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

2021 Integrated Health Roadshow locations and dates include: Brisbane March 22 (Brisbane Registrations are now closed), Sydney May 28, Melbourne July 30
(see tab above to go more information)

 

2021 Annual Meeting
Theme: “Getting back on track”
27th to 29th October
Cairns Convention Centre
Hybrid conference – face to face with
virtual attendance
Registration will open April

Event Website
Event Contact

Bariatric Surgery Registry

 

Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS

ANZMOSS recognised Scholarships for current members.

 

Public Bariatrics

PUBLIC BARIATRICS

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