AM I A CANDIDATE FOR OBESITY SURGERY?
The Obesity Surgery Society Australia & New Zealand have published guidelines outlining selection criteria for those who may benefit from surgery.
WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY CRITERIA
BODY MASS INDEX
You have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 or greater. BMI is calculated by dividing your weight in kilograms by the square of your height in metres. You can confirm your BMI with your doctor.
OF SOUND MIND
You have a capacity to understand the risks and commitment associated with weight loss surgery.
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