The person undergoes some safe and simple stages and steps for the gastric sleeve operation to be done, which are summarized as follow:
- First Stage: Clinical Examinations
The doctor examines the body of the person who is due to undergo a gastric sleeve operation, and determines the size of the stomach to be removed, according to the person’s weight.
- Second Stage: Anesthesia Stage
The Anesthesiologist provides general anesthesia to the person, so that the patient does not feel any pain at all.
- Third Stage: Conducting of Gastric Sleeve Operation
The doctor makes a small and very simple incision in the stomach, where the endoscope is inserted through it, in order to remove part of the stomach.
Gastric sleeve surgery takes between 45-75 min. Some patients are allowed to leave the hospital on the same day of the operation, however, there are cases where the patient must stay for two days in the hospital.