It is a procedure in which approximately 80% of the stomach is extracted and then a tube or sleeve is created, modifying its capacity and the production of hormones responsible for regulating appetite and satiety.
Times may vary depending on the patient.
Duration of surgery
1 - 2 hours
5 - 7 days
Type of anesthesia
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It is a procedure that consists of removing a fragment of the stomach, where the function of the stomach is to store food, once it is removed a reservoir with a capacity of 50 to 100 ml is created.
They are those with a BMI (Body Mass Index) of 35 or more, in addition to having some diseases related to obesity such as diabetes, high pressure (hypertension), or another disease.
Yes. Being a procedure that is performed by laparoscopy, it only leaves a few small scars on the abdomen.
Medications are pain relievers, antibiotics, antacids, or food supplements.
The appearance of bleeding, lack of healing of the stapled stomach, infections, pneumonia, hemorrhages, postoperative pain, leaking gastric juices, and food sensitivity, so you have to eat slowly and consciously.
Includes: fees for the surgeon and his surgical team, hospital stay for 24 to 48 hours, and post-surgical check-up appointments.
Does not include: pre-operative analysis and medications.