The gastric sleeve operation removes eighty percent of the stomach and is the most common operation in the world. The operation is carried out using a closed method known as laparoscopic surgery. In this way, the stomach volume was theoretically reduced, so that the stomach shrinks and the person continues to eat in the volume of his stomach. The person who begins to eat less begins to lose weight with weight control as their eating capacity and portions decrease.
Gastric sleeve surgery in Turkey is a safe and popular bariatric surgery since it reduces the risk of obesity-related health problems like heart disease, infertility, cancer, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure while also causing you to lose weight.
Gastric sleeve surgery is performed for people aged 18-65 years. In order for a person to be a suitable candidate for stomach surgery, the body mass index (BMI) values determined by the World Health Organization must be 35 and above. The entire procedure is performed by laparoscopic
Individuals whose body mass ratio is too high or who are at risk of a longer procedure such as gastric bypass due to conditions such as heart or lung problems may benefit from gastric sleeve surgery. In other cases, both surgeries are performed in stages.
Patients with desk jobs can return to work 7-10 days after surgery by avoiding movements that compress the abdominal wall as well. For patients who work in jobs that require heavy work, the restriction lasts until the third week after surgery. Engaging in daily activities reduces the risk of embolism. The suture of the reduced stomach heals completely in about ten days. Heavy activities and solid nutrition are not advised for the first ten days.