Sleeve gastrectomy is a surgery done to help with weight loss, in no way is it a substation to diets, exercise or medication it is only when failed attempts at all 3 medical personnel will advise sleeve gastrectomy.
How it’s done?
It can be a minimal invasive surgery but in some cases it may not it all really depends on your situation; minimal invasive version of a sleeve gastrectomy would involve multiple small cuts being made to the top of your abdomen and surgery being performed as opposed to one large cut in the traditional method. You will be given a local amnesia, you will be asleep during the entire surgery
How to prepare?
In the few weeks left to the surgery you will be prescribed a specific diet and a physical activity to get your body ready for the surgery.
In your first meeting with your doctor, you will be needed to bring a complete list of the following
1. Allergies you will need to inform your doctor of all allergies you have to avoid any possible complications
2. Medications you will need to inform your doctor of any medication you may consume to help with any medical condition you may have to avoid possible risk,
3. Medical conditions: Inform your doctor of all medical conditions that you have or may have had in their recent past as it may or may not be relevant however it is better to be save then sorry
4. Medical surgiest: Inform your doctor of all surgeries you have had as it is really important and may play a critical role in your doctor’s risk assessment.
After the surgery for the first week sugar is taboo, a sugar free non-carbonated drink will be you’re for the first week in the second and third week however a restrictive diet will be prescribed it is common for things to go back to normal from 4-6 weeks after surgery. However, you are to experience some of these symptoms and worry it it is normal after your body going through a massive weight loss so suddenly.
4.Hair fall and thinning
5. Moody behavior
6. Feeling colder than usual.
Now what does it helps with?
1. Heart dieses
2. Hight blood pressure
3. Type two diabetes
6. High cholesterol
7. Obstructive sleep apnea
Risks are these but not limited to, however there are two types, long terms and short terms.
• Gastroesophageal reflux
• Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
• Excessive bleeding
• Adverse reactions to anesthesia
• Blood clots
• Lung or breathing problems
• Leaks from the cut edge of the stomach