sleeve gastrectomy


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Bariatric surgery in which most of the body and all of the gastric fundus is resected, leaving a minimalist sleeve

sleeve gastrectomy

A bariatric surgical treatment in which a large portion of the stomach is removed, leaving a 60–80-ml gastric tube. The greater curvature of the stomach is removed during the procedure. The small residual stomach tube prevents overeating by creating a feeling that the stomach is full after a small meal. (The operation may also affect serum levels of hormones like ghrelin, which influence hunger and satiety.) The operation is purely restrictive and does not produce malabsorption of nutrients. It is relatively easy to perform compared with other forms of bariatric surgery. Complications of the procedure include nausea, vomiting, and gastric leaks. Synonym: laparoscopic vertical gastrectomy
See also: gastrectomy
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Sleeve gastrectomy is another surgical weight-loss procedure, which involves surgical removal of a large portion of the stomach.
These will include sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass revisions for patients who have initially lost weight, but are now regaining weight due to either sleeve or pouch/stoma dilatation.
Candidates for the single-port sleeve gastrectomy procedure are those with a body mass index (BMI) of 40 to 45, and those who have an abdominal wall that has less thickness to it so that inserted instruments can move freely.
After having a sleeve gastrectomy, if a woman has a couple of drinks, she could be exposing her brain to blood alcohol levels that are achieved in a woman without surgery when she consumes four or five drinks," added first author M.
Material and Methods: Data on patients who underwent laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy with a diagnosis of morbid obesity between January 2012 and June 2014 were retrospectively evaluated.
11) After laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, at least 1000 IU/d vitamin D is recommended.
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) constituted 37% of these surgeries, with the most significant increase in prevalence between 2003 and 2013.
Methods: This prospective, observational study was conducted at Bulent Ecevit University Health Application and Research Centre, Zonguldak, Turkey from June to December 2014, and comprised patients with planned bariatric sleeve gastrectomy under general anaesthesia.
In a article in the New Yorker, a physician reporter follows an obese individual having a sleeve gastrectomy at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City.
Scott Cunneen and Nancy Sayles Kaneshiro share the wisdom gained from performing metabolic surgeries -- including gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and adjustable gastric band -- to help people lose weight in order to maintain healthy glucose levels.