Gastric sleeve surgery is a form of weight loss surgery. It can provide an effective solution to people who have been unable to lose weight through diet and exercise.
All prices include consultation with Consultant Psychologist, Consultant Internist, Consultant Gastroenterologist and Bariatric Surgeon. Also included is a thorough set of medical tests comprising ECG, Blood & Urine Tests, and X-ray of the Heart & Lungs. Procedures are followed by detailed Post Op Dietary Advice, to ensure optimal results.
How does a Gastric Sleeve Work?
A Gastric sleeve works by giving you a sensation of fullness when eating, enabling you to reduce your daily intake of food and calories. Having a gastric sleeve will help you eat less, progressively aiding weight loss.
Gastric sleeve is a new procedure that induces weight loss by restricting food intake. At this present time the majority of surgeries are performed through minimally invasive key-hole surgery which minimizes scarring. The procedure reduces the capacity of the stomach so that it takes the shape of a tube or sleeve, roughly the same shape and size of a banana. The stomach will function normally, but the patient's sense of hunger is reduced.
A gastric sleeve will help you to achieve substantial weight loss and reduce the risk of obesity related illnesses. To achieve the maximum benefits from having the gastric sleeve, post-operative discipline is an important part of the process. After surgery you are advised to retrieve dietary information through your GP or dietician to support your weight loss.
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