Sleeve Gastrectomy Operation



The gastric bypass operation is performed based on the person’s weight before the gastric sleeve operation. The weight loss rate may range between 40-70% of the excess weight within only one year of the operation, and this process also helps to get rid of many health problems that he was suffering from. Including the person as a result of obesity, such as increased cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, obstructive sleep apnea, arthritis, and asthma, and it is worth noting that the improvement of problems related to excess weight begins in the first year After the operation.

Terms of Sleeve Gastrectomy Operation


The Sleeve Gastrectomy operation is suitable for obese people whose medical treatment, diet and sport have failed to treat it, especially those who suffer from genetic obesity that is difficult to treat medically. Such as liquidity and others, or at least that these diseases are under the control of treatment and have no apparent symptoms.

We previously mentioned that obesity that is intractable to medical treatment and diet, especially genetic obesity, is obesity that requires surgical intervention. The results are as follows:

  • Under 18 a person is considered underweight.
  • The normal limits are from 18 to 25
  • Above 25 to 30 is considered overweight, but in any case it does not require surgical intervention unless obesity affects the patient’s health, such as if it is a cause of diabetes or pressure and is medically difficult to treat, then only surgical intervention is possible.
  • If the mass index is more than 30, it is considered obese, and the surgical option in its treatment is strongly suggested.
  • But if it is between 40 and 50, surgical intervention is necessary, as medical methods are difficult to be a solution to this situation.