Sleeve Module test

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Sleeve Gastrectomy

Alcohol is not recommended. If it is consumed it should be limited as empty calories lead to weight gain.

 
 

The average operation time for the Sleeve Gastrectomy surgery is 2 hours a patient is in the hospital for approximately 4 days.

 
 

Eating and drinking fast after having the Sleeve Gastrectomy surgery causes some discomfort but you can not damage the stomach itself by eating or drinking to much.

 
 

The stomach is stapled creating a long tube or banana shaped stomach this allows a person to eat a smaller amount of food to feel satiety. A drop in hunger also occurs because the other 2/3 of the stomach is removed out of the body resulting in a drop in one of the hunger making hormones known as Ghrelin.

 
 

Medications such as NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory) are irritating to the stomach lining and puts you at risk of bleeding in the stomach and complications like marginal ulcers. You need to work closely with our program’s Nurse Practitioners and Surgeons about medications after surgery.

 
 

The Sleeve Gastrectomy is a reversible procedure.

 
 

The average expected weight loss at 1 year is 50% of your excess weight, to loose more than this a person must work harder.

 
 

The Sleeve Gastrectomy guarantees total resolution for Type II Diabetes, Hypertension, and Sleep Apnea

 
 

Immediately after surgery coughing and deep breathing using an incentive spirometer helps to prevent pneumonia

 
 

Immediate post-operative complications for the Sleeve Gastrectomy includes bleeding, leakage, infection, pulmonary embolism.

 
 

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