Gastric Sleeve in Turkey is a surgical procedure that reduces the stomach to a 80%. This is achieved by removing a portion of the stomach along its greater curvature. The result is a tube-like stomach.
Many people suffer about their heavy body weight Oftentimes, it happens, that it leads to bodily health in general and can cause cardiovascular problems, also problems with the knees, hips and spine as well as diabetes, nightly apnoea or heavy snoring. if this situation occurs already, then the body is already badly affected and experts refer to adiposity. This will conform to Body-Mass-Index(BMI) of 40 or more (40 kgs/m²).
But not only the physical health is affected, to a greater degree it also affects the psyche. Many don’t like to participate in everyday routines. They will have a hard time to find sitting place in public transports. Society and colleagues at work, maybe start to marginalize them. Experiences like this can trigger to fall back into old habits, even when adjustments to life has been made already.
We at Aesthetic-Travel are glad, that you have decided to change something in your life! We readily offer you several methods of treatment with operative surgery associated with wide-ranging therapy programs to reduce your weight bit by bit. Did you get interested in Gastric Sleeve in Turkey? Our Team will give you overall counselling.
A gastric sleeve in Turkey is a restrictive surgery of the stomach. With this a part of the organ will be removed. A surgeon will reduce the stomach of 80-90 percent of its volume. The intact part looks tubular and has a size of 2-3 cms. That equals to about 85-150 milliliters. By comparison a natural stomach has usually 2-3 liters of volume.
The gastric sleeve operation is a minimally invasive surgery method, called laparoscopical. This means, surgeons will use the keyhole method under general anaesthetic. The hospital stay will take 5 to 7 days.
The gastric sleeve operation belongs in Turkey to the metabolically surgeries. Because with the actual reduction of the stomach the part of the production of the gastrointestinal hormones will be removed. Here is normally produced the hormone to make you hungry, the hormone Ghrelin. This means, that you will feel the effect of a reduced stomach and also the loss of appetite.
Another advantage with a gastric sleeve in Turkey is, that you don’t have a foreign object in your body like a gastric band. Also, this method doesn’t need to replace entrance and exit of the stomach. The natural function of the stomach is kept intact. Patients with a gastric sleeve can after a few weeks after the operation consume all kinds of food. Studies show that a gastric sleeve can help to reduce diabetes effects.
Quite often is the sleeve gastrectomy operation only a module within an obesity therapy. The reason is, that the sleeve gastrectomy especially by very severely overweight patients very efficient is, but not sufficient is when the patient a problem has to adopt to new dietary habits. These include sugary food and drinks. In a case like this its recommended to think about a gastric bypass.
Gastric sleeve in Turkey is considered to be one of the most complicated operations. Although the procedure is safe, it comes with many risks and complications. Patients are advised to seek the advice of an experienced doctor. In Turkey, the procedure is performed by top-level surgeons and is known to produce excellent results.
The cost of the procedure varies depending on the type of equipment used during the surgery. Patients should expect to stay in the hospital for one or two days after surgery. The cost of gastric sleeve surgery in Turkey is significantly cheaper than in the UK. The surgery is performed by highly qualified surgeons, many of whom have performed more than 1000 procedures.
As we mentioned above, the procedure is usually performed with laparoscopy, which requires less recovery time and less pain. It also minimizes the risk of infection. The surgery removes 75 to 80% of a patient’s stomach. Patients are given general anesthesia for the procedure. The stomach is an important part of the body and produces the hunger hormone. By reducing its size, the patient loses weight quickly and effectively.
Gastric sleeve surgery in Turkey / Antalya can cost around 3,500 EUR. This is a significant difference from the cost of the procedure in the UK, where the procedure can cost as much as 12,000 GBP. In addition, Turkey has some of the best hospitals in the world.
With a gastric sleeve the stomach will be reduced, so they will be only the size of a small banana be left. This will reduce the intake of nourishment, because the stomach will be easily filled up. The feeling of of satiety will be reached faster. Additional less hormones will be produced to reduce appetite.
Before the operation the patient has to undergo some pre-examinations. It’s to make sure to locate infections or tumors if there are. Additionally the liver, pancreas, and gall bladder have to be examined. Patients with a BMI of more than 40 have to take a protein-rich liquid diet for 10 to 14 days ahead of the operation. This will reduce the results of a fatty liver.
The Gastric Sleeve operation will be performed under general anaesthetic and will last for about an hour. The surgeon will use the keyhole method for the operation. He will make some two centimeter long cuts in the abdominal wall. Here will be inserted the camera and instruments. With a stapler a large part of the stomach will be cut and sewed. For a follow-up check patient have to stay in the medical center for 3 to 4 days.
Suitable are patients with a BMI of more than 40. If the patient suffers from diabetes, high blood pressure or sleep apnoea the operation is advisable for patients with BMI of 35. The operation can only be performed when all non-operative methods like excersise training or diet counceling for six to twelve month has failed.
For the obese with an intake of high-calorie food and drinks, sweets, and alcoholic beverages this is not an option.
There are no long term studies with the sleeve gastrectomy. Indeed, observation shows very high success changes. You can lose between 33 to 83 percent of your overweight.
After a sleeve gastrectomy operation the intestine can’t produce enough vitamin B 12 and this have to be taken as a food supplement.
Compared with other operations the risks are minimal. Disorders of the gastrointestinal tract and adhesions can occur. Risks depend largely on the health of the patient.
The sleeve gastrectomy is a very effective adjuvant, but you will have to permanently change your lifestyle and diet. It is advisable to consult a nutritionist.
In the first to two weeks after the operation you are only allowed strained or liquied food. in the long-run you can eat all food, if the meals portiened to five to seven small meals over the whole day.
Thanks to the offered all-inclusive prices of Aesthetic-Travel there are no additional costs for you.
The small cuts in the abdominal wall usually only leave very small scars. The scars usually fade after a few months.
Yes, a change is possible in our partner clinic. Prof. Dr. Ayhan Mesci has the necessary specialist knowledge and experience in carrying out these surgical methods.
If you experience complications with the gastric band, such as nausea, vomiting, dysphagia, or dizziness, removing your band can provide immediate relief from these symptoms. However, if this is not replaced and compensated for by another bariatric procedure, weight gain cannot be ruled out again.
The main difference between the surgeries is that gastric bypass surgery removes part of the gastrointestinal tract. In both types of surgery, the lateral part of the stomach is surgically removed, while the other part remains in the body to process the food eaten.
It is not recommended to consume alcohol in the first 6 months after gastric sleeve.