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A Complete Guide to Gastric Sleeve Surgery | CUSP Surgeons

Gastric sleeve surgery, which is also known as the sleeve mastectomy has been the popular choice for patients for those who are seeking for weight loss. It is the straightforward procedure of weight loss that doesn’t require any maintenance and long-term complication rates. Doctor and even patients prefer for gastric Sleeve surgery because they can find a lot of potential benefits to patients and some of these are mentioned below:

  • It can help in remising type 2 diabetes
  • It can also improve cardiovascular health.
  • Gastric sleeve surgery can also help in relieving from depression.
  • The surgery also helps in eliminating obstructive sleep apnea.
  • You can also get joint pain relief.
  • It can also help in improving fertility

 

Today, best hysterectomy surgeon mainly prefer gastric sleeve or bypass over Lap Bands because the surgeons really want you to be successful and gain much benefit from it. It is because most of the surgeons care about getting you healthy. Preferring for gastric sleeve surgery over other Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery because of the reasons that there are certain patients who cannot implement the lifestyle changes like having 3 small meals a day, high protein, exercise, low crabs, etc. Beside this, the failure to lose weight in gastric sleeve surgery is significantly less compared to any other surgery.

 

Pre-Operative Diet

The date of surgery, you would be asked to have a very low calorie liquid meal and it would be the replacement diet for 14 days prior to surgery. OptifastTM would be your recommended meal replacement and you can find the same from any of your local Chemist. The diet would assist you to lose weight and would optimize the safety of the procedure.

 

Post-Operative Care

It is not just pre-operative diet that you should be taking care of, but there is post-operative diet as well and you need to follow it properly. After the operation, you need to generally stay for three to five days, because after the procedure you will start on clear fluids only. These you need to sip slowly in small amounts. In the mean-time an x-ray study would be performed after the operation to check the size of the stomach pouch. The x-ray would also exclude a leak from the stapled edge of the stomach. During the next 4 to 6 weeks, you would find that your body would start healing and you would gradually increase the texture and volume of the food. In addition to this, you should also follow the diets that your doctor asks for to ensure that you recover soon.

 

So, without much ado book an appointment to a doctor/surgeon and experience the beneficial surgery of gastric sleeve.

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