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US and European Bariatric (Obesity) Surgical Devices Industry
Date:12/12/2011

l Obesity in Men and Women - Criteria for

Identification Using Absolute Waist Circumference and

Waist-Hip Ratio Methods 19

Impact of Obesity on Health 19

Mortality 19

Morbidity 19

Major Obesity-Related Diseases 19

Obesity Treatment 20

Diet Therapy 21

Lifestyle Modification 21

Pharmacotherapy 21

Medical Devices 21

Bariatric Surgery 21

Clinical Protocols for Obesity Treatment 21

5. BARIATRIC SURGERY - AN INSIGHT 22

Defining Bariatrics 22

Bariatric Surgery 22

Patient Eligibility for Bariatric Surgery 22

Role of Technologies in the Growth of Bariatric Surgery 23

Endoluminal and Transgastric Surgeries 23

Laparoscopy 23

Endoscopy in Bariatric Surgery 24

Advantages of Bariatric Surgery 24

Disadvantages of Bariatric Surgery 24

6. SURGICAL OPTIONS FOR OBESITY TREATMENT 26

Surgical Treatment for Obesity 26

Classification of Bariatric Surgery Procedures 26

Number of Bariatric Surgeries 26

Table 5: Number of Bariatric Surgeries (2009): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Procedure Volume by Country/Region

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 27

Table 6: Number of Bariatric Surgeries by Type of Procedure

(2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume for

Restrictive/Malabsorptive Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic

Adjustable Gastric Banding, Sleeve Gastrectomies,

Biliopancreatic Diversion/Duodenal Switch, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 27

Restrictive Procedures 28

Vertical Banded Gastroplasty 28

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding 28

World Estimates and Forecasts 29

Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Bariatric Surgery: Annual Number of Gastric Banding

Procedures for Years 2009 through 2017 (in Thousands)

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 2
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