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A warm welcome that immediately gives you confidence. Personalized service according to the patient. The team is very professional and everything is very well explained. Thanks again for everything ! You are the best !
This is the second time that I come in 3 years. Already for dr ghedira who operated on me implants and this year liposuction lipofilling and blepharoplasty. I know French hospitals because I work there and this hospital is better equipped with very available and smiling staff. Am once again really very satisfied with the care and dr ghedira has worked miracles on me again. Thanks to the whole team.
Excellent private health care looked after my soon after he drowned in sahara beach hotel this month would definatly recommend being cared for there staff were amazing
My 12 year old daughter Lina has had surgery Pancreas tumorHeavy Operation which went very wellI thank all the staff of the Pasteur clinic for their hospitality and their hygiene ...I thank the doctors who attended the operation and in particular the surgeonAYADI Sofiene who accompanied us from the start for his professionalism as well as DR Walid Miraoui. The discovery of this tumor is done in a very short time a week to manage allThe support of Surgeon Ayadi Sofiene was really perfect as a parent we were reassured and above all in confidence.And especially I thank them for the moral support of My Daughter Lina who kept the smile until the end and who It is found in Total confidenceThank you so much for saving our childMr er Mrs Saidani
I slept my little girl on Thursday, March 8, 2018, was at Top, my gygy, the nurses .... they put me in a calm and clean environment with a service of excellence .. thank you prts and especially pr Dr. hichem
Cosmeticare Travel, located in Boulevard Mohamed Bouazizi, Tunis, Tunisia offers patients Gastric Sleeve procedures among its total of 34 available procedures, across 4 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Gastric Sleeve procedures at Cosmeticare Travel, as all prices are available on request only, whilst the national average price is approximately $5,234. There is currently a lack of information available on the specialists practicing at the Hospital, and they are not accredited by any recognized accreditations institutes
Aesthetica Tour, located in Boulevard Mohamed Bouazizi, Tunis, Tunisia offers patients Gastric Sleeve procedures among its total of 42 available procedures, across 9 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Gastric Sleeve procedures at Aesthetica Tour, as all prices are available on request only, whilst the national average price is approximately $5,234. All procedures and treatments are undertaken by the lead specialist at the Hospital, and they are not accredited by any recognized accreditations institutes
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Bariatric surgery is a group of weight-loss surgeries that involves making changes to the digestive system, some of which are non-reversible. The idea behind these types of surgeries is to help patients lose weight by either limiting the amount of food they can consume/digest at any one time or reducing their body’s ability to absorb nutrients. Some procedures do both.
Bariatric surgeries should only ever be the final option when diet and exercise have proved inadequate and there are now serious health concerns caused by a person's weight. In general, these surgeries can only be an option for patients whose body mass index (BMI) is 40 or higher (extreme obesity). In certain cases, patients whose BMI is 30 to 39.9 may qualify for certain types of bariatric surgery if they have serious weight-related problems, such as type 2 diabetes.
The three most common types of Bariatric Surgeries are as follows:
The bariatric surgeries mentioned above are typically performed laparoscopically, in which the surgeon creates around one to five small incisions in the abdomen to insert a laparoscope (a long narrow tube with a camera) and surgical tools. The patients are usually given a general anesthetic, so they will not feel anything throughout the surgery.
After bariatric surgery, an overnight stay in the hospital is usually required. In some cases, you may need to stay longer (around 3 to 5 days). However, it is not advisable to leave Tunisia as soon as you are discharged from the hospital. Stay at least 10 to 14 days following your surgery for initial recovery and follow-up checkups. During the follow-up checkups, your surgeon will remove your stitches and check your overall condition.
The recovery time may take around 3 to 6 weeks until you are allowed to go back to your normal activities, including work, with some restrictions. You must avoid heavy work and strenuous activities, such as lifting, pushing, or carrying heavy loads for at least the first three months after surgery. You should also avoid sitting and standing without moving for long periods to avoid blood clots forming in your legs.
You will be given a special diet plan immediately after your surgery, as well as detailed post-operative instructions. Make sure to follow the diet plan and instructions to avoid complications and speed up your recovery. In order to maximize and maintain weight loss, it is important that you commit to healthy eating and regular exercise. There may be restrictions on how much food you can consume. You may also need to change your eating habits, such as eating 6 small meals instead of 3 large meals each day. You should take vitamins and mineral supplements to ensure proper nutrition.
The success rates vary for each of the different types of bariatric surgery. In general, within the first six months following the surgery, most patients lose around 30% to 55% of their excess weight. Then, as early as 12 months after surgery, most patients lose over 70% of their excess weight. Patients could also maintain a 50% to 60% loss of excess weight for 10 to 14 years after their bariatric surgery. Although the success rates are high, there are risks associated with bariatric surgery, such as bleeding, deep vein thrombosis, infections, spleen injury, stenosis, and infections.
There is a non-surgical Bariatric procedure, known as the Gastric Balloon. This involves an inflatable device that is temporarily inserted into the stomach via endoscopic placement. A sizable area of the stomach is obstructed by the balloon or balloons, thus reducing the amount of food it can contain at any one time, leading to eventual weight loss. The balloons are usually removed after 6 or 12 months.
If you cannot or do not want to undergo any surgery or medical procedure, you may be able to work with a doctor who is experienced in treating extreme obesity and a dietician as the alternative. They may recommend you to change your diet, adding physical activity, and prescribe medications.
Whilst the information presented here has been accurately sourced and verified by a medical professional for its accuracy, it is still advised to consult with your doctor before pursuing a medical treatment at one of the listed medical providers. This content was last updated on 19/10/2020.