Gastric sleeve surgery can be the best option for you through CK Health Turkey. You can ask to get your free consultation in order to have your price quote. Below there are some of the most frequently asked questions especially when the patient decides to have the same in Turkey.
Gastric sleeve surgery is a stomach reduction surgery that takes approximately an hour. But the total hours of gastric sleeve operation can take approximately up to 5 hours. The duration of the operation can depend on many variables. The main variables are the anesthesia, and the medical history of the patient. Also, experience of the surgeon, the quality of materials used. Bear in mind, your awakening after your gastric sleeve surgery has an effect on your healing process. Do not forget, the Body Mass Index of the patient is a major factor for bariatric surgeries. That is why, we recommend gastric sleeve surgery candidates should get information from medical professionals.
How much weight can I lose with this operation?
During gastric sleeve surgery stomach reduction performed while preserving the physical shape of the stomach itself. Also, ghrelin hormones which also known as hunger hormones removed. Thus, if the patient strictly follows their diet and exercises regularly can lose weight quickly. Especially in the first month after their operation. The liquid nutrition plan starts in the first 15 days after gastric bypass surgery. It starts with the soft food diet started on the 16th day. Patients who have completed their first months tend to lose between 10 to 15% of their excess weight. Keep in mind that weight loss can be a different experience for all patients as everyone has a unique metabolism.
During your weight loss journey, you may experience intermittent pauses. Do not let it discourage you as there are no health issues that can take you from losing weight. Thus, diet plan and exercising habits should be followed stricly in a healthy manner.
What is my age limit for gastric sleeve surgery?
Gastric sleeve surgeries applied to people between the ages of 18 and 65, and an operation decision made in these people according to all controls and examination results. In this respect, clearer results can be obtained with the relevant examinations in individuals who are over the age of 18, as the induced weight gain stops. In this context, it should be said that the excess weight gained before and after adolescence is of different types.
It is known that especially the excess weight gained before, may require a special application different from the treatments applied for the period. The weight gain after adolescence, on the other hand, includes situations that develop regardless of the health status of the person compared to before adolescence. After the relevant examinations for the weight gained after adolescence, it has been proven that different application methods can be applied considering the factor in giving puberty. During this procedure you should be informed thoroughly and completely.