Gastric Band Surgery is a popular bariatric surgery procedure for overweight people with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40, who haven’t succeeded at diet and exercise alone. Gastric band surgery also known as lap band surgery involves placing an inflatable silicone band around the upper part of the stomach, which reduces the capacity of the stomach, enabling a feeling of fullness while limiting the amount of food a patient can consume at any given meal. This allows to eat less throughout the day and lose weight.
Gastric band surgery is done laparoscopically under anesthesia, and takes about one hour. Aftre the surgery patients need to stay one or two nights in hospital. It is a kind of minimally invasive procedure that allows for quick recovery and less discomfort.
Our surgeon will made 4 small incisions on the upper abdomen to insert the laparoscope and instruments. After that the band is placed around the stomach, and a few holding stitches are placed around the band to keep it in the correct position After the surgery the incisions are closed using dissolvable stitches so they will disappear on their own in two weeks. Unlike other weight loss surgeries, it is not involves cutting and stapling the stomach, the band can be removed at any time.
All our surgical procedures are carried out by internationally renowned bariatric surgeons in our own clinic which is located in A-plus VIP hospital with JCI accreditation. With modern, patient-oriented, smart building architecture, state-of-the-art technology, comprehensive inpatient and outpatient units, we serve our patients in fully equipped hospital settings. Our hospital has 17.000 meter square of closed area and having bed capacity for 120 patients, 5 operating theatres with state of the art technology, intensive care unit with 37 beds, imaging center and laboratory unit.
Our bariatric surgeons are among the Turkey’s most successful providers of weight loss surgeries. Highly-experienced surgeons can perform advanced surgical techniques to ensure the best results to our patients. Our surgeons have had between 20 –30 years’ experience in their field. No matter what type of bariatric surgery you may require, you can be confident in their abilities. Our surgeons are experienced in all aspects of bariatric surgery and always employ an artful approach to their procedures.
For people who do not afford cost of a bariatric surgery in their own country and seek affordable, safe, and high quality surgery abroad, Turkey is the best place to travel. Turkey is one of the most popular and the best destination for weight loss surgery in the world. Each year, thousands of people from all around the world comes to Turkey for to lose excess weight from their bodies. Turkey is among the top 10 medical tourism destinations in the world. In Turkey, patients receive advanced treatment with cutting-edge technology from high qualified medical staff. Patients generally save 50% to 70% in healthcare cost in Turkey compared to the cost of similar services in Europe and United States.
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