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Obesity means an excess of adipose tissue in the body. Excess adipose tissue causes weight gain in the body, but also causes many health problems. Apart from genetic predisposition, another cause of diseases such as fatty liver, diabetes and high blood pressure is overweight. Excess weight affects our health as well as our social life. Our weight, which restricts our movements, also paves the way for us to experience psychological problems. It is possible for people to lose their excess weight, which they cannot lose by their own will by diet or sports, thanks to bariatric surgery. Bariatric surgery is applied to people with a body mass index (BMI) over 40 or a BMI of 35 who cannot lose weight despite medical control and nutrition. Thanks to the developing technology, the success rates of obesity surgery are much higher today. There are different methods of obesity surgery, the most suitable method for the person is determined by the specialist after appropriate controls.
Gastric sleeve surgery is one of the most preferred surgical treatment methods in the field of obesity recently. In this operation, a large part of the stomach is removed and its volume is reduced, so it is also known as stomach reduction surgery. The purpose of sleeve gastrectomy surgery is to limit the person’s nutrition and to reduce the feeling of hunger since the part of the stomach that secretes hunger hormone is also removed. Gastric sleeve gastrectomy operation is performed with the laparoscopic (closed) method under general anesthesia and is performed by opening small incisions in the abdomen of the patient and entering through the cavity.
Gastric sleeve surgery, like all other surgeries, has some risks, but following the dietitian’s and doctor’s recommendations before and after the operation will ensure that these problems are less experienced.
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These risks are more common in people who are elderly, have blood clotting problems, and are extremely obese.
Gastric bypass surgery is one of the methods applied in bariatric surgery. The operation is in the form of bypassing a part of the stomach and small intestines by applying general anesthesia. It is performed by entering through small incisions in the abdomen with the laparoscopic method.
The aim of gastric bypass surgery is to bring the food taken directly to the last parts of the stomach without visiting all or most of the stomach, duodenum and the first parts of the small intestine. In this way, even if a small amount of food is eaten, a feeling of fullness is experienced easily. Most of the food is thrown out without being absorbed before it enters the duodenum. Thus, high-calorie foods are thrown out without being stored in the body as fat and allow the person to lose weight.
Dumping syndrome is one of the known risks of gastric bypass surgery. Dumping required vitamins and minerals may not be taken. In order to avoid such a problem, you should take the vitamin and mineral supplements recommended by your specialist. Syndrome, the fact that the foods and liquids taken after gastritis bypass pass into the intestine very quickly is one of the side effects of this surgery. Due to this rapid transition, its intake from food.
Gastric balloon method is preferred by people who do not want to have surgery. The operation is usually in the form of placing a balloon into the stomach with an endoscopy device, under anesthesia. After the placed balloon is inflated, it creates a feeling of satiety. In this way, the person eats much less food than normal, creating a calorie deficit and losing weight. After the patient loses the targeted weight, this is usually 6 months after the balloon is removed from the stomach. The point to note here is that if the patient returns to his old eating pattern after the balloon is removed, he may gain weight again in the same way.
Thanks to technological and medical developments, swallowable gastric balloons are also used recently. In this way, the gastric balloon is placed and expelled from the body spontaneously, thanks to the swallowing action without the need for anesthesia and endoscopy. Thanks to this method, the risk factor is very low compared to other applications.