Sleeve Gastrectomy Treatment in India
Sleeve gastrectomy is a surgical weight-loss procedure in which the stomach is reduced to about 15% of its original size, by surgical removal of a large portion of the stomach along the greater curvature. The result is a sleeve or tube like structure. The procedure permanently reduces the size of the stomach, although there could be some dilatation of the stomach later on in life. The procedure is generally performed laparoscopically and is irreversible.
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Sleeve Gastrectomy is also known as gastric sleeve surgery. This surgery is one of the most common, successful and low risk procedures for weight loss. It is a laparoscopic procedure which needs only 1 to 3 days of hospitalization. The patients can resume their regular life activities within a month of the surgery.
Though this surgery an average of 60% excess weight loss is expected and which can be easily maintained. It is a very helpful procedure for the patients having a BMI higher than 35 to increase their quality of life. This surgery can mitigate the suffering from various comorbidities like diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, joint pain, high cholesterol etc.
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