Getting Started

INDICATIONS FOR SURGERY

  • BMI > 40, TWICE IDEAL WEIGHT (100% overweight) OR 100 LBS OVER IDEAL WEIGHT.
  • BMI > 35 WITH COMORBID CONDITIONS
  • SEVERE OBESITY DURATION > 5 YEARS
  • FAILURE OF MEDICAL MANAGEMENT
  • APPROPRIATE PRE-OPERATIVE EVALUATION
  • INFORMED CONSENT
  • LACK OF AN ABSOLUTE CONTRAINDICATION

WEIGHT AND HEIGHT TABLES

HEIGHT & WEIGHT TABLE FOR WOMEN

Weights at ages 25-59 based on lowest mortallity. Weight in pounds according to frame (in indoor clothing weighting 3 lbs.; shoes with 1″ heels).

Height Feet Inches
Small Frame
Medium Frame
Large Frame
4′ 10″102-111109-121118-131
4′ 11″103-113111-123120-134
5′ 0″104-115113-126122-137
5′ 1″106-118115-129125-140
5′ 2″108-121118-132128-143
5′ 3″111-124121-135131-147
5′ 4″114-127124-138134-151
5′ 5″117-130127-141137-155
5′ 6″120-133130-144140-159
5′ 7″123-136133-147143-163
5′ 8″126-139136-150146-167
5′ 9″129-142139-153149-170
5′ 10″132-145142-156152-173
5′ 11″135-148145-159155-176
6′ 0″138-151148-162158-179
HEIGHT & WEIGHT TABLE FOR MEN

Weights at ages 25-59 based on lowest mortallity. Weight in pounds according to frame (in indoor clothing weighting 5 lbs.; shoes with 1″ heels).

Height Feet Inches
Small Frame
Medium Frame
Large Frame
5′ 2″128-134131-141138-150
5′ 3″130-136133-143140-153
5″ 4″132-138135-145142-156
5′ 5″134-140137-148144-160
5′ 6″136-142139-151146-164
5′ 7″138-145142-154149-168
5′ 8″140-148145-157152-172
5′ 9″142-151148-160155-176
5′ 10″144-154151-163158-180
5′ 11″146-157154-166161-184
6′ 0″149-160157-170164-188
6′ 1″152-164160-174168-192
6′ 2″155-168164-178172-197
6′ 3″158-172167-182176-202
6′ 4″162-176171-187181-207
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