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What is the Sleeve Gastrectomy, Istanbul, Turkey?

"Sleeve gastrectomy" or longitudinal "vertical gastrectomy" is the removal of 75% of the stomach vertically and transforming the stomach into a banana or tube shape. The procedure is performed laparoscopically with a stapler called a stapler. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy turkey (LSG) is used for high body mass index (BMI) and It is a safe and effective surgical method for high-risk patients in terms of weight loss.

Sleeve gastrectomy is a new obesity surgery technique that can be performed laparoscopically, which reduces the volume of the stomach.The stomach takes the form of a tube like the continuation of the esophagus.

As the stomach volume decreases to 25%, patients have 1/4 of what they ate before They are full when they eat. In this method, since the intestines are not bypassed, there is no malabsorption, less food causes weight loss.

Features of Sleeve Gastrectomy

  • Sleeve gastrectomy istanbul is performed under general anesthesia using laparoscopic method using 4 entrances.
  • Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy surgery is performed with a stapler called a stapler.
  • The stomach part separated by stapling is taken out of the abdomen through the 12 mm trocar inlet.
  • After laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy surgery, the stomach volume is reduced by 75%.
  • It is a method with lower risk compared to other methods.

Sleeve gastrectomy is an excellent surgical procedure for morbid obesity. Generally, 50% of the excess weight is lost in the first 6 months after the surgery and 75% within 12 months.

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Sleeve Gastrectomy Overall Requirements

  • BMI: 35-40
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Category: Weight Loss
  • Place: Bariatric Istanbul Surgery Hospital

Advantages of Sleeve Gastrectomy

  • It is a surgical technique with very good results in moderately and severely obese patients.
  • Obesity-related co-morbidities such as hypertension, sleep apnea and diabetes improve by 70-80% after surgery.
  • This technique does not require gut cutting and reconnection.
  • There is no change in stomach functions, only the volume of the stomach decreases. Therefore, any kind of food can be consumed normally, albeit in small amounts.
  • The majority of patients lose 50% of their excess weight in the first 6 months after surgery.
  • As a result of removing 75% of the stomach wall, Ghrelin hormone production, which gives a feeling of hunger, is mostly eliminated and therefore the feeling of hunger decreases.
  • Sleeve gastrectomy turkey is a simpler operation than gastric bypass.
  • As with procedures bypassing the small intestine, no malabsorption of minerals and vitamins occurs, which may be important in elderly patients.
  • Dumping syndrome does not occur and sugar and sugary foods can be tolerated better.
  • As with the gastric band (stomach clamp), there is no foreign device in the body.
  • It can be converted to other obesity surgical operations when necessary.

Postoperative late complications are rare. However, late complications can be seen at a rate of 25% in gastric band and 10% in gastric bypass.

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Disadvantages of Sleeve Gastrectomy

  • This is an irreversible action.
  • Leakage (1%) and bleeding (2%) may occur in the stapler line due to stapling.

The vast majority of patients lose 50-70% of their pre-operative weight within the first year. 75% of obesity-related problems such as hypertension, diabetes, joint problems, high cholesterol and sleep apnea improve or completely disappear after surgery. It is a great chance to get rid of this disease or problem. Patients often feel that they have come back to life. In addition, patients who have been disconnected or distanced from social life due to obesity return to social life.

Diseases that occur due to obesity and disappear completely or improve considerably with the loss of excess weight.

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Heal Features of Sleeve Gastrectomy

  • Asthma 72%
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) 60%
  • Hypertension 50%
  • High cholesterol level 77%
  • Obstructive sleep apnea 60%
  • Osteoarthritis of the knee and foot joints 75%
  • Depression 75%
  • Type 2 diabetes 50-64%

Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery Benefits

There are 5-6 surgical options in the treatment of morbid obesity. Sleeve gastrectomy turkey is one of the most commonly used methods. Your doctor will recommend the most suitable surgical options for you after evaluating your weight, comorbidities and surgical risks.

Your life will change in a few months. Do not miss the chance given to you to return to life and live a life free from obesity.

Lifestyle and diet changes after surgery

Diet and eating habits will change after surgery. You will need to drink water more often (about 8 glasses of water per day), if you exercise, this amount increases by 10-20%. Do not drink water or liquid with solid food. Regarding food, the first two months will be the most difficult period for you to adjust to your new stomach size. Since 75% of the stomach is removed, patients can eat 1/4 of what they eat first. During longer meal times (30-45 minutes for each meal), less amount of food should be chewed more. When fullness is felt, it is necessary to stop eating. Since very little is eaten at the beginning, the meal should be 5 meals a day.

The important thing is to reduce the fat and carbohydrate ratio in the diet and to get enough protein (1 g/kg) as a basic food.

Vitamin deficiencies are rarely seen after sleeve gastrectomy, unlike gastric bypass. Iron deficiency anemia can be seen in 5% of cases, especially in women. Female patients can become pregnant one year after surgery.