Laparoscopic gastric bypass is considered the gold standard obesity operation and it is one of the most common types of bariatric surgery in Turkey. You are a good candidate for Gastric bypass surgery if you have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 or higher. Doctors generally suggests this surgery if the patient is severely obese and has serious obesity related health problems such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, or severe arthritis.
Gastric bypass surgery is a expensive procedure in US and European countires and often not covered by insurance. Because of this geting the surgery in Turkey may be a good option for you. Gastric bypass surgery is done laparoscopically under general anesthesia, and takes about four hours. After the surgery patient need to stay three or four nights at the hospital and a week in Istanbul after the discharged. Depending on their weight, most patients can lose 70-80 % of the total body weight at a pace of 6- 8 kgs every month.
Gastric bypass, surgery, involves creation of a small pouch in the stomach with the help of staples and incisions which limitis the amount of food a patient can consume. After that the created pouch is attached to the lower part of the small intestine bypassing the rest of the stomach and the upper part of the small intestine. The small intestine of the upper part that is attached to the remaining stomach is again attached to the roux limb lower part so that digestive juices flow to the food in the intestine.
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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