You're an ideal candidate to have Gastric Surgery if you're:
Gastric Surgery procedure duration will take 2 - 3 hours.
Like any other surgical procedure, Gastric Surgery side effects include:
Most gastric surgeries are laparoscopic; the surgeon makes small incisions. Meaning the recovery time is short. You will stay in the hospital for 2-3 days after the procedure to monitor your recovery. Expect to return to normal activities within 3-5 weeks.
Gastric Surgery has an 80% - 95% success rate. You can expect to lose 60% - 70% of weight after the procedure.
Some of the less invasive alternatives for gastric surgery are:
Gastric surgery is an invasive surgery that aims to reduce stomach size, which reduces the amount of food you can take. The procedure is also known as stomach reduction surgery.
We will plan and arrange the procedure to suit your preferences and needs and match you with the best Gastric Surgery specialist available in Turkey. There are a few primary steps involved in this procedure. Here is what you can expect:
your surgeon will administrate general anesthesia with a sedative.
Most Gastric Surgeries are performed laparoscopically; the surgeon will insert instruments through multiple small incisions in the abdomen.
Once the general anesthesia is applied, your surgeon will make incisions and then cut across the top of the stomach. After dividing the top of the stomach from the rest of the stomach, the bottom end of the divided small intestine is brought up and connected to the newly created small stomach pouch.
This pouch will be a walnut-size, and it can hold a small amount of food.
You can start low-intensity activities immediately after the surgery as part of your recovery process. It helps to prevent pneumonia, blood clots, and constipation. Also, it increases weight loss.
Your surgeon will prescribe medication to manage the pain. You will need to do post-procedure medical tests to monitor your recovery as planned.
Follow your doctor's aftercare instructions to speed up your recovery and maintain the surgery results.
What is considered gastric surgery?
A Gastric Surgery is any surgical procedure involving the digestive system that helps you lose weight. For example, Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Balloon, and Gastric Band.
What is the best stomach surgery?
Many studies reported Gastric Bypass is the most effective gastric surgery to lose weight.
How long is gastric surgery recovery?
Most Gastric Surgeries are laparoscopic. You can expect to return to your daily routine within 3 - 5 weeks after the procedure.
How Much Does Gastric Surgery Cost Abroad?
The procedure will be more affordable abroad and cost less in popular medical tourism locations like Turkey. But some factors affect the gastric surgery treatment cost, like the location of the clinics, the surgeon's experience, and the technique used.
Our team will dedicate their effort and time to help you choose the clinic best for you. Our goal is not just to find ‘a doctor’ for you, but to find ‘the right doctor’.