Gastric Sleeving – Why is it so popular?

As you know, there are 3 main types of weight loss surgeries and Gastric Sleeving is one of them. This blog is here to provide you information on the surgery and how it is performed. After that it will explain why it is selected worldwide for weight management. If you have further questions on the same, you can contact CK Health Turkey.

What is Gastric Sleeving?

Vertical sleeve gastrectomy includes the vertical removing approximately between 60 – 80% of the stomach  without disturbing its physiological shape. During so, the part where ghrelin hormone is produced. Thus, patients are able to lose weight after the surgery while dieting with comfort. Because the removal of the hormone makes you less hungry than before. 

The procedure is performed laparoscopically with a wire staple. Usually, 4 incisions are made. These 2 are for the cameras and the others for the wire staples. These incisions are so small, with the passage of time, they almost become invisible.

Laparoscopic Sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is a safe and weight loss effective surgical method for all suitable high risk patients. Sleeve gastrectomy is a new obesity surgical technique that reduces the volume of the stomach that can be performed laparoscopically. 

The stomach takes the form of a tube. Since the stomach volume drops to 25%, patients are full when they eat 1/4 of what they have already eaten. 

In this method, absorption disorder does not occur because there is no bypass in the bowels, eating less causes weight loss. Sleeve gastrectomy is a restrictive method of food and beverage intake. However, it is understood that it has metabolic effects through hormonal changes.

Why is it so popular around the world?

As mentioned above, there are many advantages to getting sleeve gastrectomy. Also, when compared with gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy does not lead to supplement use for vitamins for life. The reason that it is a cause in gastric bypass is because it involves surgical intervention to bowels.

Gastric sleeve has also some possible risks and complications that relate to the same. However, you can avoid them at their maximum by working with a clinic that is medically expert and trustworthy.