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Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery in Istanbul | Medicsey

Sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey is a procedure in which surgeons remove part of the stomach and join the remaining parts together to make the stomach smaller.

Diet to be followed after sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey surgery:

Doctors divided the diet after sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey surgery into four stages:

This stage b...

This stage begins a week to 10 days after the operation, in which the patient is advised on a liquid diet rich in protein. The daily consumption of protein is not less than 20 grams, and we also advise drinking plenty of water and completely avoiding eating sugars, and foods rich in fat or mixed, such as vegetable soup.

It begins th...

It begins three weeks after the sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey operation; doctors advise to continue to avoid foods rich in fats and sugars, and to increase daily protein consumption to 60-80 grams per day. The patient can now eat mashed foods such as potatoes, mashed white fish, mashed chicken, or canned tuna.

The patient ...

The patient switches to eating soft foods such as soft fish, low-fat cheese, and eggs, taking care to drink large amounts of water and avoid sugars.

One month af...

One month after the sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey operation; it is safe to eat solid foods, but the diet should be divided into three small meals per day and two small snacks.

Abdominal disfigurement

The gastric sleeve operation does not leave large scars after it is performed. The incisions made by the surgeon are very small. At the end of the surgery, the surgeon closes them with cosmetic threads that do not leave scars in the future.

Quick recovery

The recovery period from the sleeve gastrectomy process is considered a relatively short period, estimated at two weeks, after which the patient can return to his work and lead his normal life.

Fewer complications

One of the most important benefits that patients care about is that the complication rate that can occur as a result of performing a gastric sleeve operation is lower than other obesity surgeries.

Sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey is a procedure in which surgeons remove part of the stomach and join the remaining parts together to make the stomach smaller.

What is sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey surgery?

In a new, tube-like size, the surgeon will remove the part of the stomach that secretes an appetite-promoting hormone. The patients' stomach will become like a sack, small (about 1/10 the size of your original stomach) it will leave them feeling full and full more quickly than before, helping them lose weight.

Benefits of sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey surgery:

Sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey is done to help the patient lose excess weight and reduce weight-related health problems such as:

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Heart disease
  • Hypertension
  • High fat
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Infertility

Who are the candidates for the sleeve gastrectomy?

Sleeve gastrectomy can be done if:

  • Body mass index (BMI) is 40 or higher (obese).
  • BMI of 35 to 39.5 but has problems with excess weight.

Sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey results:

People generally lose about 60% of their additional weight in 12 to 18 months, so if the patient weighs more than 45 kilograms more than their actual weight, normally, they will lose approximately 27- 35 kg, but others may lose less weight, so exercising and eating right are important factors to losing more weight.



How to perform sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey operation?

Doctors rely on two different methods to perform sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey in Medicsey, but bearing in mind that both are performed while the patient is under general anesthesia.

Large incision surgery: In this procedure, the surgeon needs to make a large incision, to be able to remove the skin and tissue to reach the stomach.

Laparoscopic surgery: Doctors prefer this type of surgery more than general surgery, for several reasons, including:

  • It does not require a large surgical incision in the stomach, and the surgeon makes about 3 incisions, each of which does not exceed 2 cm. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy takes only 45-60 minutes, it is one of the fastest and easiest obesity surgeries.
  • The ability to return to normal life in just 5 days after sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey.
  • Doctors unanimously agreed that the outcome of the final cosmetic form of laparoscopic surgery is much better than general surgery.
  • Sleeve gastrectomy cost in turkey varies according to the skilled doctor and according to the hospital.

When is sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey necessary?

  • The specialist doctor recommends a sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey to get rid of obesity.
  • It is the result of dividing the weight in kilograms by the square of the height in meters. The sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey becomes a must in the following cases:
  • Having a body mass index of 40 kg/m2 or more, which means that obesity is excessive and may pose a threat to the patient's life.
  • That the body mass index ranges between 35-39, in addition to chronic diseases such as high blood pressure or diabetes.

The preparations before the sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey:

The doctor directs the patient to the instructions that must be followed in order to ensure the smooth passage of the operation, the most important of which are:

  • Provide the doctor with a complete medical history, and tell him the fact that he has any chronic diseases.
  • The patient must tell the doctor about all the medications he takes, including vitamins and nutritional supplements.
  • Regular exercise to try to prepare the body to lose weight.
  • Refrain from taking aspirin, anti-inflammatory drugs, and anti-inflammatories before surgery.
  • Completely abstain from smoking about two weeks before the procedure.
  • If the patient suffers from diabetes, he must consult his doctor about any change in his insulin doses.
  • The doctor may need some medical tests and analyzes, such as a complete blood picture, in order to determine the extent of the patient's ability to tolerate the operation.

The most important instructions after the gastric sleeve operation

The doctor advises the patient to follow some instructions and necessary lifestyle changes in order to ensure the success of the sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey operation, including:

  • Exercising and walking regularly to help the body burn fat stores
  • Take vitamin supplements
  • Eat small amounts of healthy food
  • Reducing fiber intake
  • Be sure to eat foods rich in vitamins “D” and “C”, calcium and iron
  • After the sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey operation, about a year or a year and a half, the patient loses about 60% of his extra weight and some people reach the ideal weight during this period.



How does sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey help reduce weight?

Sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey “cutting and separating the stomach longitudinally” makes the new stomach small in size, so you can no longer eat large meals. In addition, ghrelin, one of the hormones responsible for the feeling of hunger, decreases a lot after the operation - in many patients - so the feeling of hunger decreases for several months.

The sleeve gastrectomy cost in Turkey surgery

The sleeve gastrectomy cost in turkey varies according to the patient's condition, the method or technique used in the operation, the level of the clinic or center where the operation is performed, and the experience of the treating doctor. The cost of performing the operation in private clinics and medical centers in Turkey may be expensive, while the price raises a lot in major hospitals to be very expensive, and the cost increases or decreases depending on the condition of the patient.

Having a perfect body and a harmonious body is the goal that each of us strives for, whether men or women, and that is why the percentage of people who sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey in various clinics and centers is constantly increasing.

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Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey steps

The sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey in Medicsey is safe and includes some simple steps to be followed:

The doctor makes 3 cuts which are small in the stomach, each of these cuts do not exceed 2 cm.

He inserts the laparoscope through one of these incisions (the endoscope is a long device whose end is connected to a small imaging camera, which displays the contents of the stomach on a display screen).

Through other wounds; the doctor inserts the rest of the medical tools that help him cut a large part of the stomach.

Finally; the doctor attaches the rest of the remaining parts of the stomach to get a stomach that resembles the shape of a small tube.

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