• Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

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    Based on the pre-operative weight, patients may expect to lose between 40% - 70% of their excessive body weight in the first year after the surgery. Diabetes, hypertension, obstructive sleep apnea & abnormal cholesterol levels will also get improves or cured in more than 75% of the patients who will undergoes LSG. Eventhough long-term studies are not still available, the weight loss which occurs after the LSG results in dramatic improvement in these medical conditions in 1st year after the surgery.

    Procedure :

    • We will perform sleeve gastrectomy as a laparoscopic procedure. This will involves by making 5 - 6 small cuts in the abdomen and performing the method by using a video camera called laparoscope and long instruments which will be placed through these small incisions.

    • During the laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, about 75% of stomach will be removed by leaving a narrow gastric tube or sleeve. No intestines will be removed or bypassed during sleeve gastrectomy. The Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy takes 1 2 hours to complete.

    Authored By DR.R.K.Sinha