OBESITY

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."

OVYH2 - KopyaAlthough 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.

Causes and Effects of Obesity

CAUSES OF OBESITY

Obesity may be developed secondary due to many biological, psychological and even social reasons. The most important factors are imbalanced high-calorie diet and immobility.

WHO ARE GOOD (ELIGABLE ADEQUATE) CANDIDATES FOR WEIGHT LOSS (BARIATRIC )SURGERIES?

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.

Which Obesity Surgery? Why Sleeve Gastrectomy?

WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY?

*The gastric transition tract is narrowed. Sensation of fullness is achieved with a few bite food.

SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY FOR OBESITY

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.

What Kind of Surgery Will I Undergo?

Sleeve gastrectomy is performed with laparoscopic (closed) technique. In the procedure, four to five small incisions, each measuring 1 to 2 cm in length, are made. Contrary to the conventional open surgery, a large incision is not required.

POST-OPERATIVE HOSPITALISATION

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.

Nutrition Guidelines After Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery

Get Better Soon!

Your operation was completed
Now our job is to get used to nutrition according to new shape of our digestive system.

DISCHARGE INSTRUCTIONS AFTER SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY

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.

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