Max Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket, New Delhi, India is organizing the XVII World Congress of International Federation
Online PR News – 30-June-2012 – New Delhi/Delhi – Max Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket, New Delhi, India is organizing the XVII World Congress of International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) in New Delhi, on 11th – 15th September, 2012. The Congress is being supported by IFSO-Asia Pacific Chapter (IFSO-APC), the Asia Pacific Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Society (APMBSS) and the Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of India (OSSI). The XVII World Congress will be held at Hotel Taj Palace in New Delhi, India.
The IFSO 2012 World Congress is a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary forum where leading national and international experts will conduct a critical review. The Congress shall provide a platform to address and debate on the recent advances and challenges in the field of Metabolic and Bariatric surgery.
The congress is aimed at meeting the life style changes of people which are a part of the rapidly growing economy in the Asian subcontinent. With the considerable rise in the incidence of Obesity, Type II Diabetes Mellitus and Metabolic Syndrome, there is an acute need to lay down the parameters for Metabolic and Bariatric surgery in this world. Bariatric surgery is now considered to be the standard management option that provides significant and sustained weight loss in morbidly obese patients. Rapid advances are being made in metabolic surgery to treat the associated co-morbidities like Type II Diabetes Mellitus that commonly co-exist with morbid obesity.
Dr. Mahendra Narwaria, the OSSI President said, “India a diverse country and as part of this diversity we face almost the same range of problems of morbid obesity and metabolic disorders. We are fast reaching the stage to be named the ‘Diabetes capital of the world’. The enthusiasm for Obesity & Metabolic Surgery is fast increasing amongst most Surgeons adept at minimal invasive techniques. Dr. Pradeep Chowbey and his team with all executives of OSSI aim to lay a scientific feast for you during the World Congress of IFSO from 11th to 15th September, 2012 at New Delhi, India.”