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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Gastric Sleeve Surgery



Gastric sleeve surgery is a safe and popular bariatric procedure in Turkey because it reduces the risk of adiposity diseases like high blood pressure, infertility, cancer, high blood pressure, and high blood pressure while also causing you to lose weight. Having a BMI of 40 or higher is a requirement for this surgery (BMI). Sleeve gastrectomy is another name for this procedure.

People who have decided to have a gastric sleeve surgical procedure look for a place to have it done. We sincerely believe that Turkey is the best choice for them because prices are reasonable and the best clinic for gastric sleeve results is easily found.

Because gastric sleeve surgery is among the most serious and tricky procedures in the field of obesity surgery, you must select the right surgeon and country. And a gastric sleeve is the safest option for you in Turkey, where the most experienced doctors and treatment centers are available.

Gastric sleeve surgery is not a type of surgery that will require you to use a drug for a lifelong as it does not disturb the absorption of the intestines.
The first 10-15 days after the operation is risky for leakage. It is important for you to follow the recommendations of your doctor and dieticians during this period.
Your body mass index should be 35 kg/m2 and above to have gastric sleeve surgery.
Gastric sleeve surgery is not an operation that increases the risk of cancer.
Resistance will be improved by weight loss after surgery. Nearly all patients stop using anti-diabetic drugs after surgery.
After surgery, you will be hungry like every human being at the normal level; but your appetite will not be the same as before. With smaller portions, you’ll quickly get full.
You need to stop solid food consumption 12 hours before the operation, and liquid consumption 6 hours before. Our coordination team will give you detailed information about your nutrition before surgery.
Patients who meet the recommendations of physicians and dieticians after surgery will reach their ideal weight and become healthy individuals.
Gastric sleeve surgery is performed by opening small incisions. Since these incision sites are closed with aesthetic sutures, they do not constitute an aesthetic concern.
Gastric sleeve surgery is not an operation that will decrease the ability to move. On the contrary, you will see an increase in your mobility due to the rapid weight loss in the short term.
Since the protein, carbohydrate, vitamin and mineral support you need to take daily after the operation will be arranged by your dieticians, your immune system will not be affected.
When you reach us by phone, your call will be answered by our coordinator who had gastric sleeve surgery before, also our coordination team is consist of people who had gastric sleeve surgery before and they can share their experience with you.
Examinations before the operation last about 1 day.
When your surgery is planned efficiently, it is enough to stay at least 7 nights in Istanbul.
When you decide to have an operation, you will be given a detailed check-up. If an obstacle to surgery is encountered, treatment of your disease will be provided. Once your disease has been treated, we will be able to perform your surgery.
Pre-operative examinations include tests to determine whether the performance of all your vital organs is adequate or not for your Gastric sleeve Surgery. These tests are as same as check-ups. In addition, examinations with endocrinology, psychiatry, chest diseases, cardiology and anesthesia departments will aim to reduce your potential risks in your surgery.
You will be fed a liquid or semi-liquid diet for 3-4 weeks.
It lasts between 1.5 and -2 hours.
You should avoid fried foods, ice cream, sweets and alcohol.
You give 65-70% of your excess weight in the first 1 year following surgery.
You start losing weight in 6 months – 1 year.
You only need to adhere to the diet list recommended by your doctor. By the sixth month, your diet will return to normal.
It takes an average of 15-20 minutes.
You should avoid high-calorie, fizzy and alcohol-containing foods.
Patients can give 60-75% of their excess weight within 18 months of surgery. Giving an average of 2-4 pounds per month is ideal.
If you eat according to the recommended nutrition program, you start to lose weight within 6 months of the first month.
A diet limitation of 1200 calories per day will allow you to lose weight and lose healthy weight without being sluggish. You should consider the 6-month period as a period of time to educate yourself and aim to learn to restrict food, reduce portions and eat slowly during this period.
In this method, a balloon filled with fluid or air is placed in the stomach with the help of an endoscope. This process takes 15-20 minutes.
You should stay away from alcohol, cigarettes, excessive fatty and salty foods, black pepper and intensely spicy foods, drinks like coffee that are high in caffeine after the stomach balloon is inserted.
Depending on your diet, you can lose 10-25 pounds on average.
After the procedure, a weight loss of 34% of the excess weight of about 16 kg is expected in patients at 6 months.
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