Frequently Asked Questions
What is Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery?
Gastric sleeve gastrectomy, also known as sleeve gastrectomy, is the most preferred obesity surgery in the world. By reducing the capacity of your stomach, you are prevented from overeating. In addition, since the hunger center in the stomach is removed, the feeling of hunger decreases after the operation.
Who can have sleeve gastrectomy surgery?
Obesity is calculated by a method called the Body Mass Index (BMI) determined by the World Health Organization. According to this value, which is calculated by height and body weight, the level and treatment of obesity disease is determined. Bariatric surgery is applied to patients with a BMI value between 35-40, who have diseases caused by obesity such as diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, and whose BMI is 40 and above.
What are the benefits of sleeve gastrectomy surgery?
Obesity is a chronic disease that negatively affects the person both physically, mentally and metabolically. It is known to cause more than seventy diseases. With gastric sleeve surgery, you can control obesity in a short time and regain your health. The capacity of your stomach will be reduced and your appetite will be controlled. Thus, you will lose weight in a healthy and controlled way.
How long does gastric sleeve surgery take?
The duration of the operation is 30-45 minutes on average. After you wake up in the recovery room after the surgery, you will go down to your room. After an average of two hours, you will be able to get up and walk.
How much weight can I lose with the sleeve gastrectomy?
The goal in the treatment of obesity is to reduce the fat ratio in the body. Therefore, the amount of weight lost varies from patient to patient. It is aimed to lose excess weight in an average of 1.5 years. The important thing is that this process is completed in a healthy way.
Are there any risks of gastric sleeve surgery?
As with any surgery, sleeve gastrectomy also has risks. However, it is not as high as bypass surgeries. Complications such as leakage at the suture line, bleeding, embolism in the veins, infection at the wound site, and lung infection may occur after the surgery.
What is gastric botox?
Gastric botox is one of the non-surgical weight loss methods. The movementof the stomach is slowed down and the time of digestion is extended. A more comfortable and effective weight loss is achieved.
How gastric botox is applied?
Gastric botox is applied with endoscopy. The inside of your stomach is checked, if there is no obstacle, the procedure is started. The process is completed in about 10 minutes. After 30 minutes, you can continue your routine life.
How does stomach botox work?
The effect of gastric botox starts two days later and reaches its maximum effect on the 10th day. It lasts for an average of 6 months. It is planned that you will achieve success with the nutrition and exercise programs you will apply during this period. It is very important that you follow a dietitian during the effect of stomach botox. Good follow-up will ensure you successful weight loss. With the effect of Botox, the movement of the stomach muscles slows down. Food stays in the stomach longer. You feel full for longer. You can more easily adapt to the given nutrition program. Your weight loss process will be more comfortable.