The Gastric Sleeve
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 in Antaly 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. Interested? Our Team will give you overall counselling.
Your Sleeve Gastrectomy in Turkey
A sleeve gastrectomy surgery 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.
How a sleeve gastrectomy operation is done?
The sleeve gastrectomy 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.
How can a sleeve gastrectomy reduce weight?
The sleeve gastrectomy 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 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.
How is the sleeve gastrectomy operation connected to other obesity therapies?
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.