Questions and answers about sleeve gastrectomy

Sleeve gastrectomy is a surgical procedure that induces weight loss by removing approximately 75 percent of the stomach.
Long term risks and complications may include: • Gastrointestinal obstruction. • Hernias. Gastroesophageal reflux
Sleeve gastrectomy is performed using a minimally invasive instrument called a laparoscope, that’s why its called Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy.
By removing about 75% of the stomach. What remains of the stomach is a narrow tube or sleeve, this leads to limited food intake which ultimately leads to weight loss.
Sleeve Gasteectomy Surgery cost range from 2,700 to 3,200 USD
Patients lose around 60% of weight after 2 years of the operation, along with improvement in blood glucose level.
VSG, is a minimally invasive & irreversible bariatric surgery accomplished using a standardized three-point clamp technique. which reduces the size of the stomach by removing a portion of it.
It is preferred to have a soft, sugar-free, and light diet, before resuming a regular diet for more details & information you may visit here.
Gastric bypass: in this procedure, a small pouch is created that bypasses the stomach and attached to the intestine. While Sleeve gastrectomy: is a procedure that removes 75-80% of the stomach.
It is better to consult a doctor for the best weight-loss procedure for you, we in Ilajak Medical offer FREE CONSULTATION and suggest the best option for you on a professional medical basis.