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Gastric Sleeve Operation

Gastric sleeve operation is one of the most popular weight loss procedures, it is a simple and extremely safe surgery, in which a portion of the stomach is removed, that is about 70% of its original size, which reduces the size of the stomach, helps in reducing the amount of eaten food.

There are several different types and methods for gastric sleeve surgery, which is determined by the physician according to the person’s condition and the amount of fat she/he suffers of.

Candidates For Gastric Sleeve Operation

Not everyone who wants to undergo a gastric sleeve surgery is eligible for, as there are some people who have certain qualities enable them to undergo a gastric sleeve surgery.

Pre- Gastric Sleeve Operation Tips

The advices and instructions dictated by the doctor must be followed before gastric sleeve surgery, in order to reach to the desired result, such as:

Avoid eating completely for about 5 hours before gastric sleeve surgery.

Avoid having stimulants such as; caffeine and Arabic coffee, because they make it difficult to respond to the process of anesthesia.

Avoid medications that cause blood thinning, such as Ibuprofen.

Get used on exercises for a certain period of time before the surgery.

Avoid having food that is high in calories or saturated with fat.

Drink plenty of water before the gastric sleeve operation.

Avoid smoking for a month before gastric sleeve surgery.

Stop having any sort of blood thinners, such as green tea and vitamin combinations, for they contain vitamin E, in order to avoid bleeding during the operation.

Tips After Gastric Sleeve Operation

There are some tips after the gastric sleeve surgery that the person must be follow, in order to get the best results. They are summarized as follows:

Stages Of Gastric Sleeve Operation

The person undergoes some safe and simple stages and steps for the gastric sleeve operation to be done, which are summarized as follow:

Gastric sleeve surgery takes between 45-75 min. Some patients are allowed to leave the hospital on the same day of the operation, however, there are cases where the patient must stay for two days in the hospital.

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