Laparoscopy has always been about using technology to make surgery safer, more effective, and less debilitating. Now this BMI calculator reflects that technology by letting you calculate body mass index from home.
Detroit, MI (PRWEB) October 29, 2013
Michigan Bariatric Surgeon, Dr. Scott Laker has released an online BMI calculator on the website for the Michigan Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery, his clinic for laparoscopic surgery. The Institute was created to be the safest and most knowledgeable laparoscopic and weight loss center in the Metro-Detroit area. The tool can be used to check a Michigan patient’s body mass index to determine if they are a candidate for weight-loss surgery.
Dr. Laker said about the new app, “Laparoscopy has always been about using technology to make surgery safer, more effective, and less debilitating. Now, this BMI calculator reflects that technology by letting you calculate body mass index from home.”
Dr. Laker is a very well-renowned surgeon that has been serving the Metro-Detroit area for almost a decade, and has recently received praise as one of Michigan’s Best Doctors from Hour Detroit Magazine. His new clinic uses laparoscopic surgery for operations such as bariatric or weight loss surgery, gall bladder surgery, reflux surgery, hernia surgery, gall bladder surgery, reflux surgery, and many other forms of gastrointestinal surgery.
Laparoscopic surgery is a relatively cutting-edge surgical technique that is becoming a standard practice in modern medicine. It utilizes a thin, long instrument known as a laparoscope to perform many forms of surgeries without the need for large incisions. Smaller incisions greatly reduces the length of recovery, the chance for infection, wound aesthetics, and the process of rehabilitation. Oftentimes, patients experience much less pain when compared to traditional surgery, reducing the need for addictive painkillers and allowing patients to return to work and life sooner. One mainstream use of laparoscopic techniques is gastric bypass surgery, and is only available to people whose obesity could be life threatening, which Dr. Laker’s online BMI calculator helps one determine.
The Michigan Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery is centrally located in West Bloomfield, on West Maple Rd between Orchard Lake Rd. and Farmington Rd. If you are interested in laparoscopic surgery or weight loss surgery, please visit MichiganSurgery.com or call MILS at 248-255-4380.