Dr. Jorge Bravo López President COLCIR (Latin American Collaboration for Robotic Surgery) Chief of the Robotic Surgery Unit of the Santa María Clinic, Santiago, Chile. Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Chile Dr. Julio Jiménez L. Bariatric and Gastrointestinal Surgeon Chile AIS Ambassador Gastric Bypass is one of the best known and most commonly performed […]
Dr. Juan Eduardo Contreras Chief of the Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Unit Santa María Clinic, Chile Dr. Julio Jiménez L. Bariatric and Gastrointestinal Surgeon AIS Ambassador to Chile Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy has become increasingly popular as a primary bariatric procedure and, according to recent data, is the most common bariatric surgery worldwide. However, this primary […]
Dr. Julio Jiménez L. Bariatric and Gastrointestinal Surgeon AIS Ambassador to Chile In this lecture we will briefly review bariatric surgery in Chile. Obesity and Diabetes Mellitus are a public health problem in Chile. Almost 75% of the population in Chile is overweight or obese. Chile is the OECD country with the highest obesity rate, […]
- Julio Jiménez Lillo MD.