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Weight Loss Surgery - 5 Myths That Need Rethinking

15 January 2021

The reputation of weight loss surgery has been debated since the first modern gastric bypass was performed in 1954 by Kremen. Public opinion is often divided, and this is sometimes due to misconceptions about obesity as a condition and misinterpretation of existing data. Over the past 20 years, bariatric surgery has made a lot of progress and advancements both with scientific research and surgical techniques. During Obesity Awareness Week, Mr Georgios Vasilikostas, Consultant Bariatric Surgeon at New Victoria Hospital, debunks 5 common myths around the risks and benefits of weight loss procedures.

New Victoria Hospital Will Continue Its Usual Activity During The Third National Lockdown

13 January 2021

While we face our third national lockdown, we would like to reassure our community that New Victoria Hospital is open and ready to look after our patients’ health needs in a welcoming and safe environment.