Gastric Sleeve Surgery Turkey – Istanbul
Studies have shown that people who have weight loss surgery like gastric sleeve Turkey are less likely to die from serious illnesses such as heart problems, diabetes or cancer. But it is possible to minimize the risks of co-morbidities and enjoy a healthy and long life. It is important to think of gastric sleeve Turkey surgery as a tool to help you lose weight. It is not an instant fix. You will still need to eat a healthy diet and get regular exercise. This will help you reach your weight goal and avoid regaining the weight you lose.
Weight loss surgery in Turkey is suitable for people who are severely overweight and who have not been able to lose weight with diet, exercise, or medicine. The patients need to meet this as well as several other criteria to be a good candidate for gastric sleeve surgery.
Gastric sleeve Turkey Surgery is generally considered when your body mass index (BMI) is 40 or higher. Gastric sleeve Turkey Surgery may also be an option when your BMI is 35 or higher and you have a life-threatening or disabling problem that is related to your weight. The surgeon will make the final decision after evaluating the test results of the patient.
Cost of Gastric Sleeve Turkey Surgery
The overall cost of weight loss surgery in Istanbul – Turkey is determined by a variety of factors. The type of surgery, the qualifications and expertise of the weight loss doctor and the healthcare facility are all factors that come into play when setting the cost of surgery.
Luckily, Turkey is one of the most affordable weight loss surgery destinations as it’s all the boxes: an inexpensive treatment alternative, strategic location and favourable exchange currency rate. Patients travelling to Turkey for gastric sleeve surgery in Turkey will be able to save up 70 per cent on their treatment compared to other countries.
Turkey Gastric Sleeve Procedure
The Turkey gastric sleeve surgery is performed via a minimally invasive technique – known as laparoscopy – which allows the surgeon to operate through 6-8 very small abdominal incisions. The minimally invasive method decreases the risks of open surgery and accelerates the post-op recovery process. During the Turkey gastric sleeve procedure, a large portion of the stomach is removed, leaving a small tube-shaped pouch.
The surgeon will insert a viewing tube containing a small camera and other small surgical tools into the tiny incisions to guide him as he removes a portion of the stomach. The sleeve or tube that is left of the remaining stomach will be stapled to seal it closed. Then, the small incisions will be closed and the operation will be completed.
The Turkey gastric sleeve method is very beneficial because it results in a short hospital stay, faster recovery, smaller scars and less pain than traditional bariatric surgery.
According to recent research people who underwent sleeve gastrectomy on average lose more than half of their excess weight. Research has shown that people who have had a sleeve gastrectomy on average lose more than half of their excess weight.
Benefits of Turkey Gastric Sleeve Surgery
The benefits of Turkey gastric sleeve include reliable weight loss of 50 percent to 70 percent excess body weight. Other additional advantages are:
- Safe and effective surgery to lose weight
- Reduces hunger-stimulating hormones in the stomach
- Digestive track is not altered; hence digestion occurs naturally without causing malabsorption
- No dumping syndrome
- No foreign medical device, such as a band in the body
- Less complex procedure compared to other weight loss procedure since the intestines are not rerouted
- Improves quality of life. All foods can usually be consumed, but in much smaller quantities
- Rapid and effective weight loss
- Faster post-op recovery compared to the other weight loss surgery methods
- Pain and discomfort associated with the surgery are lower than the other weight loss surgery methods
Good Candidates for Turkey Gastric Sleeve Surgery
Your eligibility for Turkey gastric sleeve surgery is determined by your body mass index (BMI). It is important to note that this surgery might not be suitable for all patient types. Although the operation is minimally invasive and relatively less complicated than the other weight-loss surgeries, the surgeon will make the final decision about the gastric sleeve surgery.
- Patients with the presence of an obesity-related illness like diabetes, high cholesterol or high blood pressure – a BMI between 35 and 39 may qualify for gastric sleeve surgery.
- Taking height and weight into account, the BMI is a reliable indication of body fat.
- Patients looking for low maintenance surgery with no band adjustments
- Patients who wish to avoid potential side effects of a band erosion
- Individuals with medical conditions that prevent them from having bypass surgery, or other weight loss surgery, such as anemia, Chron disease
Gastric Sleeve Recovery
The recovery process of this surgery is relatively easier than the other weight-loss operations. However, patients might experience slight discomfort during the first few weeks. At this point, patients need to give themselves time to adjust to their new situation. Following gastric sleeve, patients may experience some belly pain and need pain medication for the first week, because the incision the weight loss surgeon makes may be sore.
Gastric sleeve is designed to make the stomach smaller. therefore, you will get full more quickly when you eat. Your calorie intake will be lower than before. Food also may empty into the small intestine too quickly. This is known as dumping syndrome. It can cause diarrhea and make you feel faint, shaky or nauseated. Yet, the dumping syndrome risks for gastric sleeve surgery is low.
Depending on the gastric sleeve technique open or laparoscopic you will have to be careful and avoid heavy lifting or strenuous workout while you are recovering from the surgery. The laparoscopic technique is the most common, which means the recovery time is faster.
Gastric Sleeve Post-op Diet
Your weight loss surgeon in Turkey will be able to provide you with specific instructions regarding your diet and eating regimen. For the first month following surgery, your stomach can only handle small amounts of soft foods and liquids while you are healing.
It’s important to try to sip water and stay hydrated throughout the day. Staying hydrated will help you throughout your recovery process. You may also notice that your bowl movements are not regular right after the surgery. This is completely normal. Try to avoid constipation and straining with bowel movements.
Bit by bit, you will gradually be able to add solid foods back into your diet. You must be chew food well and you must stop eating when you feel full. This might need some getting used to, because you can feel full after eating small quantities of food.
If you failed to chew your food well or do not stop eating when you’re full you may feel discomfort or nausea and may sometimes vomit. If you drink a lot of high-calorie liquid, such as soda or fruit juice, you may not lose weight.
Also if you continue to overeat, your stomach may stretch. In that case, you will not benefit from the surgery
Nutrition With a Dietitian
It’s advisable to work with a dietitian to plan a healthy diet that can give you sufficient protein, vitamins, and minerals while you are in the process of losing weight.
In summary, if you are not happy with your weight or fat, you can experience the happiness of getting rid of them in Turkey. Gastric sleeve surgery was carried out and followed by specialist doctors. You can visit the medical team page to review our doctors and see their resumes.
The Flyhealth team is with you to get rid of your weight effectively and safely. Do not hesitate to contact us for your questions and concerns about gastric sleeve surgery. Our consultants will answer all your questions.
This is not a gastric band or balloon surgery. We should also mention that weight loss is achieved naturally with gastric sleeve surgery.
Specialized and experienced surgeons in the FlyHealth team have performed this surgery on many patients who complain about their excess weight and want to find a solution to it. Also, they are very experienced in gastric sleeve surgery.
Turkey’s success in such operations is known by the whole world. Every year, a significant number of our patients visit Turkey in order to have this operation in the best way possible.