Things to Consider After Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • 5 December, 2022

Things to Consider After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Sleeve Gastrectomy is a short-term surgery compared to many surgeries. It takes about 1 hour.After the operation, the patient spends the first days in the hospital under control.During this period, general care is given to the patient and walking exercises begin a few hours later.In the first 2 weeks, fatigue may be felt. In the 2nd week, a soft diet is started and energy begins to be gained.The patient can return to work in an average of 3 weeks.The patient must follow the nutrition program for a long time and use supplemental vitamins.The patient loses 70% of the total weight lost in 1 year.

 

What is Sleeve Gastrectomy?

Sleeve Gastrectomy is a surgical method used in the treatment of obesity patients. Sleeve Gastrectomy, which is one of the bariatric surgical procedures, is where a large part of the stomach is removed. Thus, the patient's stomach shrinks and the slimming process begins.

People with Sleeve Gastrectomy experience a great improvement in their lives. Patients who are deprived of many things in their daily life due to obesity recover both physically and emotionally.

Many diseases such as diabetes, blood pressure, hypertension, fatty liver, physical pain, and nutritional deficiencies improve after Sleeve Gastrectomy.