SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY

This operation, which is popularly referred to as a Tube Stomach, is the surgery most frequently used by obesity surgeons.

This operation, which is popularly referred to as a Tube Stomach, is the surgery most frequently used by obesity surgeons. It is performed by laparoscopic method and the abdomen is entered through 4 small incisions, approximately 80% of the stomach is removed. The ghrelin hormone, which we call the appetite hormone, is removed from the fundus part of the stomach, where it is mainly secreted, so that the appetite of the individuals is cut after the operation. However, the volume of the stomach decreases and the food portions are also reduced thus, after the surgery, you begin to lose weight quickly. The patient needs to eat less because she/he will feel full constantly. You will have a full check-up before the operation. After the full control, your suitability is approved and you will be operated. It can be applied to individuals who have attempted to lose weight with diet and exercise many times and have failed and whose body mass index is 38-40 and higher

How is the Operation Performed?

5 Star Hotel Accommodation

VIP Transfer Services

Required Tests Before and After Surgery

Medicines

Patient
Monitoring

Gift
Services

Frequently Asked Questions

Gastric sleeve recovery time depends on your condition and procedure. If you have gastric sleeve  you can usually return home the third day after surgery. Most people return to work or other daily routines in 5 to 10 days.

*Some bariatric surgery risks include:

Leakage

Acid reflux.

Anesthesia-related risks.

Chronic nausea and vomiting.

Dilation of esophagus.

Inability to eat certain foods.

Infection.

 

With any procedure poor weight loss or weight regain can happen if there is a failure of behavioral modifications and dietary compliance.

First of all, it is useful to remind that a decision should be made by meeting face to face with a physician who is an expert on the subject. In addition, there may be situations where both surgical methods provide superiority to the other.

 

Stomach reduction surgery is based on the principle that approximately 80 percent of the stomach is separated and reduced in size. The position of the intestines is not changed and the absorption of oral nutrients is not affected.

 

In gastric bypass surgery, a sac of approximately 60 cc is created at the top of the stomach. With this stomach pouch formed, the small intestines are brought and combined in a way that the first part of the small intestine that absorbs the most is skipped. Thus, both a small stomach pouch is provided and the absorption of orally ingested nutrients is reduced.

 

The biggest difference between gastric reduction surgery and bypass is that absorption is not impaired in stomach reduction surgery. Therefore, since vitamin and mineral deficiencies can be seen in patients with gastric bypass, they may have to use supportive drugs for life. This is not the case in stomach reduction surgery. Vitamin and mineral support may be required from time to time only in case of insufficient nutrient consumption.

 

Another difference between gastric reduction surgery and bypass surgery is that gastric bypass surgery has a higher complication rate than gastric reduction surgery, as more than one anastomosis is performed. In addition, there is no significant difference between the two methods in terms of weight loss in the studies. Although gastric bypass is one step ahead in diabetes control, diabetes and hypertension control can be achieved with stomach reduction treatment.

Another difference is that if weight gain after gastric bypass, the chance of performing a new surgery is almost eliminated. In case of gaining weight after stomach reduction surgery, second operations such as omega bypass can be easily performed.

For this reason, sleeve gastrectomy, ie stomach reduction surgery, is more frequently preferred as the first-line treatment than bypass.

Since the stomach volume is generally reduced after Gastric Sleeve Surgery, the amount of vitamins we need to take decreases with the decrease in the food entering our body. In order to control this, some vitamins should be taken within the prescribed time under the control of your doctor after tube stomach surgery, obesity surgery. 

It is recommended that you adopt a new lifestyle after sleeve gastrectomy to help you lose weight. To establish a healthy routine, you should start regular exercise, such as a daily ten-minute walk, about two weeks after surgery.

Rapid weight loss can cause temporary hair thinning. It may begin several months after surgery. Hair should re-grow once your weight stabilizes. Avoid hair treatments, and eat plenty of protein. Certain supplements may also help.

It’s common to lose 50 to 70% of excess weight over a one- to two-year period after gastric sleeve.

you do not drink alcohol. It can potentially damage your stomach pouch and cause bleeding. Your threshold for being legally intoxicated is greatly decreased after surgery.

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