Gastric Bypass in Turkey / Antalya: If all classic therapies fail to reduce considerable body weight, the surgical method of a gastric bypass shall ease the obese loss of weight and hereby enhance the quality of life.
There are several adiposity surgeries possible (e.g. gastric balloon, gastric band) – respectively with different advantages and disadvantages. All have as target to overcome obesity and to relieve continuous bodily impairments. To go beyond shall with the help of professional gastric surgeries the patient gets a balanced equilibrium. This will contribute to correct psychosoziale stresses and create a controlled personal well being.
Our offered methods for bypass surgery, also in Turkey for example, helping to reduce the intake of fats and carbohydrates. With this patients can minimize their weight permanently. Usually in Antalya there are the following gastric bypass surgeries available with our Aesthetic-Travel Team
A gastric bypass operation is in Turkey / Antalya as well as in other countries the most used bypass methods. However, it is also the most complex gastric surgery. A specialized surgeon to perform the gastric bypass and diminish the stomach. After the surgery the stomach will have only a volume of 15-20 ml. The rest of the stomach will be sutured with a lower part of the small intestine. That part will be excluded from the digestion by the duodenum. By the professionals this is called a bypass. Because of the exclusion of the duodenum will the nourishments and the digestive juices merged in the small intestine. This is the main reason why there will be a reduced intake of calories.
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As usual before any surgical operation have our medical specialists in Turkey to know all relevant basic information and have to discuss them with you. For Aesthetic-Travel it is enormously necessary to advise you overall in the course of treatment and your stay with us for your well being. Our doctors will perform an examination and after this gather data for general amnesia. That way shall any complications be preempted.
This applies in general for all who suffer from obesity. That means persons with at least a body-mass-index (BMI) of 40 (40 kgs/m²) or who has severe physical deficiencies, especially over a lengthy period of time, are allowed for health reasons to undertake a bariatic operation.
First and foremost has a restrictive surgery be thoroughly reconsidered. At a later time, it cannot be undone anymore. It must be clearly understandable for everyone that this is an anatomical modification. This will last for the rest of the life, but on the other hand it will be a guaranteed qualitative improvement of the quality of life. You will definitely lose weight gradually. Another important aspect to know is, that with a gastric bypass not only the intake of calories and fats will be reduced but also the absorption essential nutrients. In other words, without the intake of food supplements is it possible to develop a nutrition deficiency.
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With a gastric bypass operation a part of the stomach separated and only a small part will remain. The small intestine will also be cut. One end will be connected to the active part of the stomach, the other end will be diverted, so the nutrients will be merged in the middle of the small intestines.With this method not all components of the nourishment can be resolved and this food residue will be moved to the large intestine. Thanks to this diversion can the gastrointestinal tract absorb less. A feeling of satiety is achieved earlier. Beside of this you can more less eat.
A gastric bypass operation takes normally between 90 and 150 minutes. The operation will be performed under general anaesthetic. Medical prevention and rehabilitation will take about a week in the hospital. Patients will be for 2 to 3 weeks incapable of working.
The operation for a gastric bypass will be performed as a keyhole surgery. This means, it will be made several about 2 cms large cuts in the skin. Here will be inserted the needed camera and instruments. First a part of the stomach will be severed with a stapler. After this the small intestine will be cut and the lower end will sew to the active part of the stomach. The upper end will sew to the third part of the small intestine and will form a Y.
This surgery is adequate for people with a BMI over 40. If you also suffer from diabetes, hypertension or sleep apnoea an operation is advised with a BMI of 35. However, this only when you have tried all non-operative measures like movement training or nutrition consultation without success for at least six to twelve months.
Especially advisable is a surgery for people with an excessive consumption of high-calorie foods like sweets or extra fat food and having severe overweight.
It has been proved that a gastric bypass operation achieved very good long-term results. Averagely can be a loss of weight from 65 to 70 percent be achieved.
With the change of the whole physiology of the digestion is it possible that the body will not absorb enough vitamins and it will be necessary to take multivitamins. Furthermore, it can come to flatulence and diarrhoea, less common to circulatory problems after taking sugary foods or drinks. Over time the effect of the small stomach can lessen and larger amounts of food can be consumed.
Within the first six months after the surgery is it advisable not to drink any alcohol. It can lead to an unpleasant feeling of pressure. At this time a complete blood count should be made and the vitamin balance checked to avoid long-term deficiencies. The nourishment should have been changed and the body be observed. Too much fat will result in strong perspiration or cause general discomfort and should be avoided. Principally is it recommendable to get the help of a dietary adviser to make sure the diet is adjusted.
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Enlargement of the pouch is extremely rare in gastric bypass surgery. In the case of a gastric sleeve, on the other hand, there can be a dilatation, an enlargement or stretching of the rest of the stomach. This expansion can be triggered by continued dietary errors, for example when a patient does not follow the instructions of the nutritionist advising him postoperatively and eats uncontrollably.
It is usually not necessary to take medication after the procedure. After the operation, however, the body must be given lifelong multivitamin preparations to prevent deficiency symptoms and to replace missing vitamins and minerals. Since you have to bear the costs yourself, we would be happy to advise you on cost-effective options.
If you are very overweight, such an operation may be necessary after bariatric surgery. You can always clarify more details in the follow-up appointments with your treating doctors. To learn more about plastic surgery in Turkey, you can visit our page.