Most popular Bariatric Surgery in Pune and worldwide.
In this procedure stomach volume is reduced to 200-250ml which produces a restrictive component. Removal of fundus (part of stomach) reduces hunger surge, a person does not feel hungry even if he eats less .The food that comes in stomach is pushed forwards into intestine early thereby producing hormonal changes and reducing weight .It has been observed that it accelerates the gastric emptying thereby inducing hormonal changes i.e: increased GLP-1 thereby improving the glucose levels in diabetic patients.
70-80% of excess weight loss is expected in a duration of 1-1.5 years i.e. ; if a 5 feet person is 100 kg which means his ideal weight is 50 kg and he is 50 kg excess ,70-80% of this excess weight –close to 35-40 kg would be reduced with Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
This is performed Laparoscopically under General anesthesia. The patient has 3-5 small 1-2cm incisions on abdomen. Laparoscopic surgery also known as key hole surgery has an advantage of less pain, better cosmesis, early recovery & discharge.
Patient needs to do some preliminary investigations followed by a liquid diet regime for 3 days to 7 days. Hospitalization is for 3-5 days & patient can resume work within 10-15 days.
This surgery has good weight loss results and disease resolution worldwide and is the most preferred surgery by Bariatric Surgeons across the world. Dr. Kedar Patil and his team one of the best Obesity doctors in Pune can help patients shed their weight in a scientifically correct manner.