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    Gastric Sleeve Surgery

    After gastric sleeve surgery, patıent start to lose weight fast . Due to the shrinkage of the stomach, it is possible to lose 10 kilos or more in this process, in which the food eaten decreases proportionally. Our expectation is to lose an average of 15 or 20 kilos in the first month. After the surgical intervention, patients feel less hungry because it is thrown into the region that triggers the hunger hormone in the large area where the stomach is taken. . Therefore, weight loss begins quickly after the surgery. Patients get rid of 70-85% of their excess weight in the first 2 years after surgery. Thus, they get rid of other health and psychological problems caused by obesity and spend the rest of their lives happily.

    How is Gastrıc Sleeve Surgery Performed?

    Gastric sleeve surgery is usually performed with a closed (laparoscopic) method. During this surgery, approximately 75-80% of the stomach is removed under the guidance of a tube placed into the stomach temporarily through the mouth and the stomach volume is reduced .The purpose here is to reduce the volume of food  by shrinking the stomach. In addition, since the hormone (Gharelin) secretion, which is secreted from the removed area of ​​the stomach and triggers the feeling of hunger, decreases, a feeling of satiety occurs with a small amount of food eaten after the surgery. Weight control can be achieved with a new diet and exercise after the surgery.

    After Surgery

    Gastric sleeve surgery takes approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour. You can get out of bed and start walking within 4-6 hours after the operation. A diet in the form of sugar-free liquids shoul be started 48 hours after the surgery. Depending on the patient’s ability to tolerate nutrition, a new diet is started with phases such as liquid, puree and finally switching to normal nutrition. Most patients are discharged from the hospital within 2-3 days.