Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery in India

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy surgery in india

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery

About the Surgery

Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy surgery is also known as vertical sleeve gastronomy performed primarily for weight loss purposes. This process is executed laparoscopically by placing small instruments through various small incisions present in the upper abdomen. In this process, almost 80% of the stomach gets removed, leaving a tube and banana-sized stomach. Restricting the stomach size will also limit the food intake. The procedure also initiates various hormonal changes that will help in weight loss. It also relieves conditions like high blood pressure, overweight, and heart diseases.

Symptoms for the Surgery

The patients have to undergo laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy surgery in India when they show the following symptoms.

  • Presence of Serious morbid obesity
  • BMI is greater than 32 with co-morbidities.
  • Large quantity eaters 
  • Body Mass Index more than 60
  • Comorbidities like pulmonary, liver, and cardiac diseases
  • Crohn’s or Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Enlargement of the liver
  • Numerous scarring to the bowel

Diagnosis before the Surgery

The doctors diagnose laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy surgery through the following diagnosis.

  • CXR
  • Different blood tests
  • Cardio Echo
  • EKG
  • Greenfield filter
  • Upper GI or Endoscopy
  • Stress test

Surgery Options  

Doctors perform one of the following surgery alternatives based on the condition of the patient. 

  • Adjustable gastric band
  • Biliopancreatic Diversion
  • Duodenal Switch
  • Single Anastomosis Bypass

Risk

The various risks associated with laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy surgery in India are as follows.

  • Excessive bleeding
  • Adverse anesthesia reaction
  • Breathing or lung problems
  • Infection
  • Blood clots
  • Leaks from the stomach cut edge
  • Gastrointestinal obstruction
  • Gastroesophageal reflux
  • Malnutrition
  • Hernia
  • Hypoglycemia or lower blood sugar
  • Vomiting

Success Rate of the Surgery

We ensure 90% success rate for those seeking to undergo laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy surgery in India. Our medical team helps you in finding the right doctors and hospitals to provide you the best cure. Meanwhile, the success rate also depends on the age and health condition of the patient. 

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Pre Procedure Preparation

You can prepare for the surgery by taking care of the below precautions.

  • Start a physical activity at least one week before the surgery
  • Do not consume alcohol or tobacco
  • Consult your doctor about which medicines to take
  • Do not consume the food before 8 hours of the surgery
  • Arrange for a helping hand to take care of you after the surgery      
  • Submit a list of allergies to the doctor and the hospital

Throughout the Procedure

The surgeons follow the below surgical procedures during the laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy operation.

  • Insert a tiny instrument
  • Makes multiple small incisions on the upper abdomen
  • Creation of a narrow sleeve 
  • Staple the stomach vertically 
  • Removes the curved and large stomach part
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