It is a surgical process in which the stomach is reduces to its 25% of its original size by removal of the large pouch of the stomach, leaving a banana-shaped “sleeve” that connect the esophagus to the small intestines. The digestive system is not rearranged like other weight loss surgery. This process permanently reduces the size of the stomach.

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Condition for Sleeve Gastrectomy:

  • Body Mass Index is 40 or more.
  • BMI is 35 and one has a serious health problem like type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure.

Procedure

  • Step 1- Anesthesia: General anesthesia has been given to the patient
  • Step 2- Incision: Make the small incision on your abdomen to insert the laparoscope.
  • Step 3- Stomach cutting: Remove the three-quarters of your stomach along the outside curvature leaving the banana shape small pouch of the stomach. Remaining portions of your stomach are joined together using surgical staples.
  • Step 4- Close: Close the incision with stitches and staples.

Risks

  • Blood clots and infections
  • Aversion to food and nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Esophageal spasm / pain
  • Infection

Advantages of Sleeve Gastrectomy:

  • Fewer food intolerances than with gastric banding.
  • Weight loss generally is faster.
  • The surgical risk is lower than with gastric bypass procedures.
  • No need of band or device.
  • Infection

To know more about our Sleeve Gastrectomy treatment packages, call us at +91-9810085065 or mail us at info@deepammeditours.com. We will be happy to provide any medical assistance.