The Relevance of the Development of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery in the Republic of Kazakhstan and its Economic Justification
Актуальность развития бариатрической и метаболической хирургии в Республике Казахстан и ее экономическое обоснование

Oral Ospanov, Professor of the Department of Surgical Diseases and Bariatric Surgery, Astana Medical University, Vitaliy Koikov, Kanat Tossekbaev, Amangali Akanov, Head of the Center for the Education and Science Development, Republican Center for Healthcare Development,, General Director of the Republican State Enterprise "Republican Center for Healthcare Development", Head of the Division of the Medical Science and Ethics Development, Republican Center for Health Development
2020 Journal of Health Development  
Among the new professions, the introduction of which is in demand in the modern health system, is the profession of a bariatric and metabolic surgeon. Bariatric and metabolic surgery is a cost-effective field of medicine, with a relatively short payback period, and its development is of high social importance. Considering the positive impact on the life expectancy and quality of life of patients, the use of laparoscopic mini-gastric bypass surgery, as a more effective and reliable, as well as
more » ... iable, as well as relatively safe method of bariatric and metabolic surgery, is an attractive investment area. The development of bariatric and metabolic surgery is of particular relevance in preventing the negative consequences of obesity for human health, in particular, in the combination of type 2 diabetes mellitus with morbid obesity. All this determines the high relevance of the development of such a new field of surgery as bariatric and metabolic surgery in the health system of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the training of bariatric and metabolic surgeons within the framework of specialization programs for medical specialists of the surgical profile.
doi:10.32921/2225-9929-2020-4-39-59-67 fatcat:opehtjndf5gdbasmu3sgc5zpmi