Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Treatment in Jumeirah, Dubai

  • How is Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Performed?Small incisions are introduced into the abdomen by a bariatric surgeon to introduce a tube with a camera to visualize the abdominal cavity. A large part (up to 75%) of the stomach is removed during the procedure. First, the blood vessels supplying the portion of the stomach to be removed are divided and sealed. Then, the portion of the stomach itself is cut off and the remaining portion of the stomach is stapled together. The result is a narrow gastric tube.

    How Long Does the Sleeve Gastrectomy Take?

    60-120 minutes

    What are the Benefits of Sleeve Gastrectomy?

    Limits the amount of food that can be eaten at one time.

    • Increased satiety.
    • Decrease in appetite.
    • 40% – 75% reduction in excess body fat during the first year.
    • Symptoms of diabetes, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia and obstructive sleep apnea are improved in up to 75% of patients

    Risks and Complications of Gastric Banding

    • As with all surgeries, a gastric band has a risk profile and possible complications that could occur. Your surgeon will discuss this further during your consultation.
    • In adults, being overweight or obese is linked to an increased risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes (high blood sugar), high blood pressure, certain cancers among other chronic conditions. Book an appointment today with the liver specialist doctors at SHAMMA Clinic in Jumeirah, Dubai.

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