Gastric sleeve surgery can potentially reverse and treat diabetes. Research has shown this to be one of the key benefits of bariatric surgery.
Gastric sleeve surgery is lower maintenance and less invasive than gastric banding and gastric bypass surgery, making it a safer weight loss procedure.
One of the rare but potential complications associated with gastric sleeve surgery are adhesions, which can result in small bowel obstructions.
Gastric leak is a serious complication that can occur after undergoing sleeve gastrectomy. Thankfully it is rare and we take special precautions to prevent it.
A sleeve gastrectomy revision is necessary when the initial surgery is no longer effective. There are two options for revision that can help patients.
While dumping syndrome is more common in patients who have undergone gastric bypass surgery, it can affect people who have a gastric sleeve as well in certain cases.
After you undergo gastric sleeve surgery, there are plenty of things that you can do to limit sensations of discomfort.
Gastric sleeve surgery is a safe surgical procedure that we perform in a state-of-the-art full-service hospital, virtually eliminating the risk of infection.
Gastric sleeve surgery is generally low maintenance, but there may be a situation or two in which additional surgery is required.
A number of patients wonder about the use of flexible spending accounts (FSAs) to pay for their gastric sleeve surgery, particularly for medical tourism in Mexico.