Optimising the Bariatric Patients’ Outcome through Cardiac Rehabilitation Approach

Hanapi, Nor Hanim Mohamad and Yuliawiratman, Brenda Saria and Lai, Lee Lee and Halil, Hazwani and Koo, J.G. and Suhaimi, Anwar (2018) Optimising the Bariatric Patients’ Outcome through Cardiac Rehabilitation Approach. Obesity Surgery, 28 (7). pp. 2130-2134. ISSN 0960-8923

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11695-018-3256-2

Abstract

Bariatric surgery offers a therapeutic alternative with favourable weight management, cardiovascular, metabolic and functional outcomes. Bariatric individuals often have functional impairments pre-operatively that can be addressed to improve postoperative results and eventual functional independence. Multidisciplinary team offers the best approach to address perioperative needs and sustainable weight loss thereafter. We exemplified the application of cardiac rehabilitation therapeutic model in managing two bariatric clients with specific bariatric-related challenges. Our approach focuses on adaptive physical activity, sustainable lifestyle changes to promote post-operative weight loss through education and problem solving as well as secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Putting emphasis on addressing physical and psychosocial barriers towards physical activity alongside nutritional aspects potentially confers sustained if not better outcomes on weight reduction and functional improvement.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bariatric surgeries; Cardiac rehabilitation; Exercise; Physical medicine and rehabilitation; Reduction behaviour; Risk
Subjects: R Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Ms. Juhaida Abd Rahim
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2019 02:58
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2019 02:58
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/21955

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