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You will be able to find valuable data and information about the procedures we carry out. Learn and discover more about gastric sleeve, gastric bypass and metabolic bypass surgeries.

Obesity and Covid-19: Dangerous Combination

Obesity is a complex and multifactorial metabolic disease that causes people who suffer from it to live in a chronic inflammatory state, thus having a weakened immune system that prevents them from facing the coronavirus.

Obesity, the threat to the effectiveness of the vaccine

According to specialists, having a depressed immune system, the obese person becomes the perfect target to develop the most serious and deadly states of the coronavirus and even a vaccine could not be effective in it.

Why does the 'rebound effect' occur after removing an intragastric balloon?

Currently, many overweight or obese patients who undergo minimally interventional weight loss treatments (such as the intragastric balloon) suffer the so-called rebound effect, mainly due to lack of commitment to medical indications and changes in lifestyle , and because the method used for this purpose is not very effective.

Coronavirus: Obese and diabetics among the highest risk groups for COVID-19

COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by a new virus that has not been detected in humans to date.

Bariatric surgery is a therapeutic option to prevent cardiovascular diseases

According to the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INEC), in Ecuador cardiovascular diseases are the first cause of death and, among its main risk factors, are obesity, overweight, high levels of cholesterol and triglycerides, arterial hypertension, dyslipidemia , diabetes, etc.

Bariatric Surgery Reduces Adverse Obesity-Related Pregnancy Outcomes

A study recently published in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology has revealed that bariatric surgery can improve pregnancy outcomes and related births in overweight or obese patients.

Benefits of bariatric surgery

Bariatric surgery is not only associated with weight loss, but also with other benefits, such as the improvement of many diseases associated with overweight and obesity.

Diabetes and cardiovascular disease: prevention with bariatric surgery.

After years of gathering scientific evidence, there is consensus on the role surgery plays in treating type 2 diabetes.

Our Surgeries

Gastric sleeve

Minimally invasive surgery reducing stomach capacity by 80%. 40 minutes of intervention, one night of hospitalization and immediate recovery. 

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Gastric bypass

Minimally invasive procedure that allows weight loss. It consists of creating a small pouch in the upper part of the stomach, this will be the only part of the stomach that receives food and will join the second portion of the small intestine.

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DR TRINO ANDRADE

Throughout his career, the bariatric surgery procedures of Dr. Trino Andrade Zambrano have changed the lives of more than 8.000 patients. Specialized in Digestive and Bariatric Surgery in France and Brazil.

Telephone: +1 (786) 513-11319

weightloss@doctortrinoandrade.com