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The first clinics will ‘We had to put to us an extra stable operating table for obese patients’ mid-2009 in Germany officially as obesity centres certified. So that the land catching a development, that among the common practice for many years in neighbouring countries, but also in the United States. In an interview with the online health magazine explains. Martin Pronadl, obesity surgeon at the Alfried Krupp hospital committed to certification as an obesity Centre, why such facilities are ever required. It should be avoided so that there are clinics that operate as centres not all methods and insert for example gastric bands. Finally patients introduce themselves, which are different, different monitoring diseases and causes of obesity have just multicausal. “And if there then all get only a gastric band as a supposed solution, then it can’t be natural,” says Dr.

med. Pronadl. Just a handful of houses strive nationwide a certification. “The facilities must meet a number of conditions, often also quite practical: we had to put to us as an extra stable operating table”, so Dr. med.

Pronadl. Read what high quality requirements to potential centres provided (by extra trained staff with sufficiently high case numbers and special scales and spacious patient rooms with sturdy beds and large bathrooms), why an obesity treatment always in the team with diabetologists, endocrinologists, psychologists etc. should happen and what important role plays the doctor here, in detail in the interview on… / adipositas_zertifiziertes_zentrum_dr_pronadl… rheinruhrmed.de is a free and independent online health magazine for the Rheinland and Ruhr area and is published by a group of freelance journalist from the region. rheinruhrmed.de is a pure information portal (without any consulting activity!