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Gastric Sleeve Surgery

The Gastric Sleeve operation , also known as Sleeve Gastrectomy, is being done laparoscopically and it is associated with minimal post-operative pain. During the procedure our surgeon Serkan Tugen will open four or five small incisions — usually about the width of your fingertip — and insert small surgical instruments into the incisions to reduce the size of your stomach. 70-80% of your stomach will be removed. This limits the amount of food you can eat to help you lose weight. After a sleeve surgery, levels of ghrelin — a hunger hormone — also drop, so your appetite is initially reduced. Patients who choose the vertical sleeve surgery can expect to lose up to 60 percent of their excess body weight.In this technology. Dr. Serkan Tüğen use the latest Tri-Staple *TM technology the cuts on the stomach and sutures are the at the same time with titanium sewing technology. You will spend two days recovering in the hospital. Third day, you will be discharged from the hospital and get your consultations from our dietitian and doctor.

Who are the Ideal Candidates for Gastric Sleeve?

Obese patients who cannot lose weight or have complaints such as insülin resistance and joint discomfort due to excess weight are ideal for Gastric Sleeve. Until ten years ago, this procedure was the first surgery to step in for very severe patients before Gastric Bypass surgery. However, subsequent observations and studies show that most patients don’t need a second operation, and thus, sufficient and permanent weight loss achieve. Similarly, patients with diabetes and high blood pressure saw that it was effective, and the frequency of use gradually increased. It is now the most popular surgery in the fight against obesity.

If your Body Mass Index (BMI) is over 30, you’re possibly eligible for this procedure. Also, if your BMI is between 30 and 35, you may still consider the process if you have severe comorbidities such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and sleep apnea. However, the best candidates for this procedure are those with a BMI over 40.

Before you decide to have this surgery, consult our surgeon and discuss your general health. Our medical consultants will review your medical documents and photos to help you choose the best type of weight loss procedure.

Gastric Sleeve Steps

1 st Step

A thorough examination will be done prior to the procedure. Our typical pre-tests consist of the following, unless some of these are not necessary: Blood tests, organ function tests, chest X-rays, and ECGs The Endoscopic Exam

2 nd Step

Based on the test results, the final points will be discussed with the anaesthetist and if necessary, other specialists.

3 rd Step


Operation will take 2 hours maximum and you will stay in the hospital for 2 days during your healing process.

4 th step

Post operation follow up

The day after the operation, your doctor will perform a tightness test during the check-ups and give you important tips for the following months. Afterwards, you will receive a six-month diet plan from our nutritionist and details with examples of foods to avoid. The first month is the most critical period after surgery to regulate your eating habits. During this time, following the post-operative instructions will have a significant impact on the success of your weight loss.

This is the key to restoring your health and increasing your quality of life.

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