Gastric sleeve is a weight loss surgery and a life-altering decision that needs strong motivation and discipline of the patient. Even after the surgery, you will need to change your lifestyle to maintain the procedure results. There are many advantages of having gastric sleeve surgery abroad:
It is affordable
The main reason many patients from the US, UK, and Europe travel abroad to have gastric sleeve surgery is to reduce the cost of the treatment. Most patients can't afford to do gastric sleeves in their native country.
The average cost of gastric sleeve surgery in the UK is 12,000 GBP. Compared to Turkey or Poland where it cost %50 less.
Gastric sleeve surgeons abroad are highly experienced
Finding the right surgeons is vital to ensure your procedure goes well and as planned. Specific destinations have some of the best doctors in the bariatric surgery field. They have been in the field for years, and you can check their qualification, experience, and types of weight loss surgeries they performed in the past.
Doctors broad speak and communicate in English.
Countries like Turkey, Poland, Hungary are medical tourism hubs. They regularly deal with international patients. If the doctor has a weak English proficiency, these clinics provide a translator as part of their service.
You qualify for a gastric sleeve if you have a BMI higher than 35. But if the patient has a medical condition like type 2 diabetes or arterial hypertension, a BMI of 30 - 35 is considered within the acceptable range.
The factors that affect the cost of gastric sleeves abroad are the hospital's location, the surgeon's experience, the technique used, and the type of treatment.
$10,000 - $13,000
$9,000 - $27,000
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