Gastric Sleeve Surgery
Hve you tried diets and excersises but still got no results? This article tries to cast light on the questions regarding Gastric Sleeve Surgery as a souloution for weight loss.
If you have questions about the operation process, post-operation diet, and tips; or if you are looking to see if medical tourism in Iran will help you finally do the operation, then, this article is for you.
What is Gastric Sleeve Surgery?
It’s a weight loss surgery that aims to help people dealing with extreme obesity.
In this surgery, they remove part of your stomach, about 70-80% percent of it; then stitch the remaining part back together in a sleeve shape; That’s why its called gastric sleeve surgery.
As a result of this operation, you’ll have a smaller stomach to fill.
You’ll feel full a lot quicker than you used to and will finally lose all those stubborn weight.
Gastric sleeve VS Gastric bypass surgery
One of the other approaches in weight loss surgery is gastric bypass.
Gastric bypass surgery is often confused with Gastric Sleeve surgery.
But, what exactly is the difference between these two weight loss surgery approaches?
In gastric Bypass Surgery no part of the stomach is removed, instead, the way your stomach and intestine handle the food is altered;
however, this is not the case in gastric Sleeve Surgery.
Here, the stomach is permanently removed and taken out of the stomach after the surgery.
meaning the surgery is irreversible.
This Operations Will Help You Lose Up to 80% Percent of Your Weight.
Are You a Good Candidate for Gastric Sleeve Surgery?
It’s time to determine if it is the right surgery for you.
before going any further into the details of the operations, let’s see if you are a good candidate.
Bear in mind that the information here are not definite.
At every medical and mental situation, your doctor should decide if a procedure is good for you or not;
only she/he/them has the last word.
You Are a Good Candidate for This Surgery if:
- You have tried to lose weight with a good healthy diet, exercising, and/or taking medications with the help of a doctor for at least 6 month and have FAILED.
- Your Body Mass Index (BMI) is 40 or more.
- Your BMI is 35-39 but you have other medical conditions; such as, blood pressure or diabetes that are related to weight.
- You are in a good health generally to go under surgery.
Gastric Sleeve Surgery Step by Step:
A lot of People get stressed when they do not know exactly what the steps to their surgery are.
and that is totally understandable.
Here, I will tell you in brief how the surgery takes place:
Gastric Sleeve surgery is a major operation; It is performed under general anesthesia.
abdominal incisions are made to make roam for Trocars
3. Stomach Inspection
The stomach is inspected and the blood vessels are divided
4. Bougie tube
A bougie tube is inserted to help with sizing of the wanted stomach
5. Dividing the stomach
75-80% of the stomach is removed, leaving only 20-25 percent functioning as the new stomach
Gastric Sleeve Surgery Cost
The cost of gastric sleeve surgery worldwide ranges from $8,500 to $30,575. while in Iran the Price is something between 3,000$ to 4,000$.
it means that the cost of the surgery is drastically cheaper than anywhere else in the world.
If you are a good candidate for the surgery, you can count on a medical tour in Iran and finally do the surgery that will change your life forever.
we offer all-inclusive packages with unbeatable prices compared to anywhere in the world and even in the country.