According to the World Health Organization "Obesity is the accumulation of abnormal or excesive fat in the body to the extent that disrupts the human' s health."
Although overweight is initially seen only as a "physical image problem", it is considered a medical illness at a point when a certain weight limit is exceeded.
Obesity, on the one hand, paves the way for other physical illnesses, and on the other hand, leads to increasingly severe social and psychological problems.
As a result, obesity turns into a focus that negatively affects the person's life and his / her environment.
Therefore, treatment of obesity is much more than just a beauty enhancer, it is primary a necessity for protecting and maintaining human's health.
In the treatment of disease-graded obesity, the chance of long lasting success with diet and exercise therapies is less than 5%. It has been clearly demonstrated that obesity surgical approach is superior in the treatment of such patients.
♣ Hundreds of thousands of obesity patients in the world have the chance to regain their health (mental, physical and social well-being) every year.
First, we congratulate you for opening a new page in your life thanks to the surgery you have undergone. We recommend that you stay in Antalya for one more week. If you have to leave Antalya, do not worry. You will always be able to reach us via phone and internet. We will continue to follow you all the time. Our postoperative recommendations are below.
Your operation was completed
Now our job is to get used to nutrition according to new shape of our digestive system.
Painkillers, anti-nausea and anti-spasm medications are given to ensure that the patient wakes up comfortably and safely when the surgery is over. After 2 hours following surgery, the patient may feel relatively well. After 4 hours, the patient can get out of bed, go to the toilet, walk in the corridor.
Sleeve gastrectomy is a stomach reduction surgery used for the treatment of obesity. The operative process is comfortable and the rate of complication is relatively low. It achieves a truly satisfying weight loss. It is currently the most commonly performed bariatric procedure world-wide.
When the excess weight exceeds 25-30 kg above the certain limits, the case is regarded as “morbid obesity – a type of obesity seen regarded as a serious medical condition. For such patients, the chance of permanent weight loss with diet and exercise therapies is very low. Therefore, surgery is the valid and efficient treatment option for the people with morbid obesity.
The basic logic of this method is found in food delievery to the end point without being fully digested, achieved by opening a shortcut way through the digestive system. As a result to the gastric bypass surgery, nutrients are being bypassed(passed over) from the beginning of the stomach to the middle of the small intestine.
When speaking and thinking about obesity surgery, first of all most important is getting into the world of an overweight person. It should be understood that every day life of people with a desease graded obesity is full of problems due to lack of self-confidence such as in clothing or doing social activities that brings emotional difficulties too.
When deciding on the center for the treatment of obesity, the facilities and equipment of the hospital, the organization of the team that will carry out the follow-up before and after the operation, and the experience of the surgeon performing the surgery should be taken into consideration.
The anesthesiologist will examine you after you decide on the operation. In order to select and apply the most appropriate anesthesia technique for you, it is very important that you have clear, complete and correct answers to all the questions you are being asked during the preoperative anesthesia consultation.
At the end of the surgery, you will be awakened under close anesthesiologist supervision following all your vital functions. After you are considered safely awakened from the surgery, you will be taken to your room after being kept under upclosed observation for about half an hour.
The first days after surgery you need to learn how to feed yourself with newly reshaped stomach. Sometimes you can easily swallow a large bite in a solid state by an accident without chewing it enough.
COMPLICATIONS THAT MİGHT DEVELOP DURİNG THE OPERATION
-Switching from laparoscopic surgery to open surgery (1-2%).
-Injuries to the intestine or other abdominal organs (less than 1%).
-Bleedings (2-3%) which may develop from injured vessels or organs.
Most patients achieve great weight-loss results after the sleeve gastric surgery . In general, the slimming rate is about 80% of the overweight.
Obesity is a multifaceted health problem.
Obesity Surgery requires a responsible, relevant and attentive approach, based on a substantial accumulation of experience.
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