Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery is a very effective method in the fight against obesity. This process works by reducing the stomach volume and removing the hormone ghrelin, which causes an increase in appetite. As the stomach volume gets smaller, the person is sated with smaller portions and as the person’s appetite decreases, the person becomes a healthier individual by losing weight in a short time without suffering.

Gastric sleeve surgery is performed with a closed method, that is without making large incisions in the abdominal region. The closed method allows the person to stand up and walk shortly after the surgery and perform daily activities by oneself. The operation takes about an hour. The leak test is performed on the second postoperative day. If no problems are detected in this test, the patient will be discharged on the same day with a diet list prepared by the dietitian.

Frequently Asked Questions

We have compiled the most frequently asked questions by our patients for you during our 10 years of experience in gastric sleeve (stomach reduction) surgeries. Other than these, you can easily reach us by clicking the links below.

Gastric sleeve surgery takes approximately 60 – 90 minutes. People who will have surgery will stay in our hospital for a total of 3 or 4 days including preoperative tests.

After the end of the surgery, our patients can stand up and walk on their own after 4 hours time. At the end of the 2nd day, our patients are discharged with the nutrition recommendations prepared by special dietitians. We are providing special formulas that should be taken during the first 15 days of discharge.

Gastric sleeve surgery is the operation that does not require large incisions. It reduces the stomach by taking 2/3 of the stomach with special surgical instruments including a camera through 4 small holes in the abdomen. After the surgery, the person is sated with small portions and appetite decreases as the appetite hormone is removed from the body. Gastric sleeve surgery is a very reliable application in experienced hands.

Gastric sleeve surgery is performed by Surg. Dr. Volkan Arayici at Private Izmir Medifema Hospital. Our hospital is 10 km away from Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport (ADB). It has the latest technology and an experienced staff. The patients who come for surgery are taken with VIP vehicles and brought to our hospital and after the operation, they are taken to the airport in the same way.

Gastric sleeve surgery cost varies according to the patient’s comorbid diseases and metabolic outcomes. For price information and free examination, please contact me via our contact page or my instagram account.

  • 13 years of experience in general surgery expertise,
    5 years of experience in obesity and diabetes surgery,
    more than a thousand successful gastric sleeve and diabetes surgery,
    24 hours and 7 days support after surgery…
    Because of all these, you may prefer Surg. Dr. Volkan Arayici.

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