Sleeve gastrectomy

Sleeve gastrectomy treatment in Hebbal, Bangalore

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy is also referred to as sleeve. In sleeve gastrectomy treatment in Hebbal, Bangalore, nearly 80% of the stomach is removed; the remaining portion is incredibly tiny and shaped like a banana.

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Procedure

  1. Freeing of the stomach is done by separating it from the organs around it.

  2. Using surgical staplers, the surgeon removes 80 per cent of the stomach, thus making it significantly smaller.

Working on the newly created system

The newly created smaller stomach can hold very little liquid and food, which helps significantly reduce how many calories the individual consumes. Since this surgery removes that part of the individual’s stomach responsible for producing most of the hunger hormones, this surgery also significantly affects the body’s metabolism. Hunger is decreased, fullness is increased, and the body reaches a healthy weight and maintains it, along with control over blood sugar. This procedure's nature is simple, making it highly safe and does not lead to potential complications in the small intestine due to the surgery.

Advantages of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

  • The surgery is a short one and is technically simple

  • Certain patients who have medical conditions of high risk can also undergo this procedure

  • This procedure can be used as the very first step for such patients who suffer from severe obesity

  • It can serve as a bridge for other surgeries, such as SADI-S procedures and gastric bypass

  • It enables effective weight loss and improves various conditions that are related to obesity

Disadvantages of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

  • This procedure is non-reversible

  • It can lead to the development of or worsening of heartburn and reflux

  • Its impact on metabolism is lower than that of bypass procedures

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