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" 102-111 109-121 118-131
4′ 11" 103-113 111-123 120-134
5′ 0" 104-115 113-126 122-137
5′ 1" 106-118 115-129 125-140
5′ 2" 108-121 118-132 128-143
5′ 3" 111-124 121-135 131-147
5′ 4" 114-127 124-138 134-151
5′ 5" 117-130 127-141 137-155
5′ 6" 120-133 130-144 140-159
5′ 7" 123-136 133-147 143-163
5′ 8" 126-139 136-150 146-167
5′ 9" 129-142 139-153 149-170
5′ 10" 132-145 142-156 152-173
5′ 11" 135-148 145-159 155-176
6′ 0" 138-151 148-162 158-179

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" 128-134 131-141 138-150
5′ 3" 130-136 133-143 140-153
5" 4" 132-138 135-145 142-156
5′ 5" 134-140 137-148 144-160
5′ 6" 136-142 139-151 146-164
5′ 7" 138-145 142-154 149-168
5′ 8" 140-148 145-157 152-172
5′ 9" 142-151 148-160 155-176
5′ 10" 144-154 151-163 158-180
5′ 11" 146-157 154-166 161-184
6′ 0" 149-160 157-170 164-188
6′ 1" 152-164 160-174 168-192
6′ 2" 155-168 164-178 172-197
6′ 3" 158-172 167-182 176-202
6′ 4" 162-176 171-187 181-207