Sleeve Gastrectomy operation is performed using laparoscopic surgery, and in consists in the stomach reduction of approximately one tenth of its previous size.
For this, a change is made in the shape of the stomach, from its usual bag shape to a tube shape.Thus, this intervention is a restrictive technique: we reduce the stomach’s ability to hold less food.
Therefore, the patient will have a feeling of fullness and satisfaction after eating a small amount of food. This feeling of fullness and satisfaction helps patients to accomplish a diet plan.
|Hospitalization:||1 or 2 nights|
|Surgical time (minutes):||120|
|Professional budget:||6562 €|
|Hospital budget (*):||4500 €|
|Prosthesis or other special expenses:||Does not require|