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Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy is a minimally invasive bariatric surgery used in the treatment of Obesity. Sleeve gastrectomy is now being offered as a stand-alone procedure for morbidly obese patients. The procedure involves removing the lateral 2/3rds of the stomach is reduced with a stapling device. It is usually done laparoscopically but is not reversible. It basically leaves a stomach tube instead of a stomach pouch.
The benefits of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy include:
Some of risks and complications of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy surgery are:
The results of weight loss surgeries varied from one patient to another and the results can be attributed to various factors such as age, weight before surgery, exercise level, metabolism and eating habits. Most importantly, it depends on your overall commitment to gain a new lifestyle. Your new lifestyle makes you lose weight, feel better, and improve life.