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 up to eight hours. 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.