Sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey

The number of obese people is increasing very rapidly. Therefore, obesity is considered one of the most prevalent diseases of the era, especially in light of the lifestyle that forces us to eat unhealthy food such as fast food and foods rich in sugars, as it has become difficult to lose weight naturally.

The demand for gastric sleeve surgery is increasing among obese people, especially those who suffer from pathological barriers related to the nature of their bodies that make the issue of losing weight through diet and exercise is very difficult to happen.

In this article, you will find everything you need to know about gastric sleeve surgery.

In the beginning….. How is the gastric sleeve operation performed

In which about 80% of the size of the stomach is removed, according to the patient’s condition, where the basic principle is to reduce the amount of food consumed by the person so that it becomes suitable with the metabolism process in his body, so he loses weight quickly and without much effort, and it is done under the influence of general anesthesia, which is a short and easy process If performed by an experienced physician

What are the types of gastric sleeve surgery?

The most common and successful procedure is to leave a longitudinal tube between the esophagus and the duodenum only.

There is another type in which the stomach is cut and the intestines are connected directly to the top of the stomach. The basic principle depends on reducing the percentage of food absorbed from the intestine, since the food reaches it undigested, which leads to a decrease in the amount of calories that reach the body and weight loss.

It is also possible to resort to the process of gastric banding, where a band is placed around the upper part of the stomach, which reduces its size and fills quickly, which leads to satiety after a small amount of food.

As for the less common procedure, the middle of the stomach is punctured and stitched, which reduces the distance between the esophagus and the upper part of the stomach, giving a small space for food arriving from the esophagus.

Eligible Persons to Undergo Gastric Sleeve Surgery

The fact that you suffer from some weight gain does not mean that you need to undergo a gastric sleeve procedure, and qualified persons must meet one of the following conditions:

  • Persons who suffer from obesity with the impossibility of treating it or getting rid of it by any other means, and it may affect their health condition and their longevity, then this procedure becomes necessary for them
  • For life-threatening obese patients, such as heart patients and diabetics, sleeve gastrectomy is a life-saving procedure for them.

Gastric sleeve results:

Amazing results can be obtained after the operation by adhering to healthy food, sports and following the doctor’s directions, all this in a very short time compared to the effort that would have been made in order to lose weight, but every surgical procedure has its minor drawbacks, and here weight loss is associated with sagging abdomen, which can be treated with the help of liposuction and body sculpting techniques.

In the end, if you are obese and underwent this procedure, you will feel over time that your health condition will improve, your physical activity will increase and you will be more able to exercise and make effort