Bariatric Surgery for Weight loss

Bariatric Surgery for Weight loss

Bariatric surgery is a procedure that transforms the digestive system. It offers a suitable solution for weight loss for obese people who have specific medical requirements and have tried and failed to lose weight with exercise and diet. It can also help patients treat obesity-related diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure In Bariatric surgery, a laparoscope is used to get access to the inside of the abdomen through a tiny incision.

Types of Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric procedures function in a variety of ways. Some operations limit the amount of food you can eat. Others limit the body’s capability to absorb nutrients, while Some provide both functions. Gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, Gastric Band and Gastric Balloon are the most popular methods of weight loss surgery.

  • In Gastric Bypass surgery, the top of your stomach is attached to your small intestine, so you will feel full faster and absorb fewer calories from what you eat.
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy lowers appetite hormone production, and a part of your stomach is excised, so you won’t be able to eat as much as you used to and will feel full sooner.
  • In a Gastric Band operation, a band is positioned around your stomach, so you don’t have to eat as much not to feel hungry.
  • A Gastric Balloon includes placing a saline-filled silicone ball into the stomach. The intragastric balloon causes the patient to consume fewer calories.

Candidates for Surgery

Generally, bariatric surgery may be an option for you if you meet the following criteria:

  • You have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or greater.
  • You have a BMI of 35 to 39.9 and health issues like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, or sleep apnea.
  • Your BMI is between 30 and 34 and you have considerable weight-related health concerns, so you may be eligible for some forms of weight-loss surgery.

Weight-loss Surgery Benefits

Weight-loss surgery helps you lose weight and improve obesity-related medical conditions. These are:

  • Diabetes type 2
  • High blood pressure
  •  heart disease
  • high levels of bad cholesterol
  • obstructive sleep apnea
  • urinary incontinence
  • Pain in the knees, hips, or other parts of the body

Following surgery, you may be more physically active. You may also have an improvement in your mood and life quality. In addition, as you lose weight, you may be able to stop taking some of your medicines.

Weight Loss Surgery Risks and Solutions

Weight loss surgery has a low risk of complications. These include:

  • Extra skin folds – you may require further surgery to eliminate these.
  • You will not receive enough vitamins and minerals in your diet, so you’ll probably need to use supplements.
  • Pouch stretching. You will be provided specific diets and regular medical examinations at Avicenna International Hospital, which will prevent this problem.
  • Gallstones. You will need a Low-fat diet and avoid eating too much.

Last Words

All of the treatments listed above are great options for achieving healthy, long-term weight loss and improving medical issues associated with obesity. While all surgeries include some risk, bariatric procedures conducted at Avicenna International Hospital are safe and have a minimal risk of complications. Weight loss surgery in Turkey is often less expensive than in other countries, yet the quality is not lower and meets all standards.

You can visit related pages for more detailed information about weight loss surgical methods including Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Gastric band, and Gastric balloon. You can also contact us at Avicenna weight loss surgery Center to learn more about these treatments, fees, and more. We provide you with a free consultation to help you figure out which operation is best for you.


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