All stomach surgery is one of the most preferred surgical procedures today. It is performed with the principle of cutting and removing approximately 80% of the stomach with the closed surgery method. As a result, it is a very effective method since the stomach’s capacity to take nutrients is limited.
WHAT IS THE DURATION OF GASTRIC SLEEVE SURGERY?
Gastric sleeve surgery is an operation that lasts approximately 1.5 hours, and the exit and entrance parts of the stomach are protected, and the continuity of the digestive system is ensured, and it is often preferred because it is a low-risk operation and has few side effects.
CAN EVERYONE HAVE GASTRIC SLEEVE SURGERY?
Those with a body mass index over 35 (severely obese).
Patients with obesity-related new type 2 diabetes and metabolism disorders and patients with a body mass index of 30-35
Those with a body mass index of 35-40 and those with problems such as type 2 diabetes due to obesity, sleep apnea, hypertension are considered morbidly obese (extremely obese) and can undergo gastric sleeve surgery.
These operations are not performed to look aesthetically weaker.
IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT FOR GASTRIC SLEEVE SURGERY?
Gastric sleeve gastrectomy surgery can be performed on people between the ages of 18-65, and their body mass index should be 35 and above. Depending on the health status of patients over 65 years of age, the necessity of this surgery can be evaluated.