The National Institute for the treatment of Obesity works on the basis of the Clinic
Physicians of Sant’Ambrogio Clinic apply a complex approach to the treatment of obesity: all patients are checked by psychologists, dietitians and endocrinologists. If the body mass index significantly exceeds its critical level – surgical invasion will be the most suitable therapeutic method.
Profile diseases of NITO
Alimentary and morbid obesity;
Types of surgeries performed in NITO
- Laparoscopic gastric banding;
- Gastric bypass surgery;
- Vertical sleeve gastrectomy;
Duration of hospitalization for surgical treatment
The duration of hospital care for bariatric surgeries may vary depending on the general body condition and possible complications. The approximate terms of hospitalization are the following:
- Laparoscopic gastric banding – 6 days;
- Gastric sleeve surgery (vertical gastrectomy) – 6 days;
- Gastric bypass – 6 days.
Cost of bariatric surgeries in Sant’Ambrogio Clinic
- Gastric sleeve resection - €9,000;
- Gastric bypass - €9,000;
- Gastric banding - €9,000.
National Institute for the Treatment of Obesity is prime Italian establishment in weight loss surgery area. Surgery isn't the only method of treating, Sant'Ambrogio uses many techniques: there are many qualified doctors, who engaged in the treatment of excess weight: psychologists, endocrinologists and nutritionists. Surgery is only used when other methods aren't working or not indicated because of individual reasons.
Head of National Institute for the Treatment of obesity is prof. Alessandro Giovanelli — surgeon with 25 years of experience.