Gastric Bypass Surgery in Turkey

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Dr. Bahadir Celik
5.0

From 11 verified reviews

Cristina, 02 December 2020

It was a great experience, I got picked from the airport. I did not have to worry about anything while I was there. Also, I was in contact with them over WhatsApp whenever I had a request I ask from them. Also in hospital the doctor was professional and he answered all my questions in the consultation befor the operation.

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formedi clinic Turkey
5.0

From 7 verified reviews

Alfie D, 04 November 2020

I am only just under 2 wks since my surgery and my breathing has improved tenfold. Before I was always run down with infections, sore heads and vertigo but apart from some surgical pain all the symptoms that blighted me for 12 years have gone completely and my sleep pattern has improved massively. When I got off the plane I was met and from there I was taken to my hotel and picked up and taken for all my tests then allowed to carry on my stay, the nurses, surgeons were 1st class throughout, so professional. I got a fantastic 9 days of sun and my surgery done for at least 1k cheaper than in UK and was given notice of every pending appointment I had at the hospital and although there was communication I put that down to the fact I'm from Scotland but it was never an issue. The hotel was fine overlooking the beach and transport to and from hospital was there for every appointment on time. Covid precautions were taken with tests and wearing of masks by all the locals a common theme more so than in the UK. Doctors where fantastic and very friendly explaining all stages of my procedure, cleanliness, and modern consultation rooms a feature as can be seen in this picture. I recommend to a friend definitely even though I was there for surgery I still had time to enjoy the sun and certainly given my experiences in the UK I can't thank Formedi and its employees enough for firstly giving me my life back, my health and for an experience I'll never forget.

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e-TurkishDoctors Healthcare Services

e-TurkishDoctors Healthcare Services, located in kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey offers patients Gastric Balloon Treatment procedures among its total of 3 available procedures, across 1 different specialties. The cost of a Gastric Balloon Treatment procedure ranges from $1,450 to $2,450, whilst the national average price is approximately $2,221. All procedures and treatments are undertaken by just a small team of specialists, with 2 in total at the Clinic, and they have multiple recognized accreditations, including: JCI AccreditedISO 9001:2008

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SALUSS Medical Center
4.6

From 28 verified reviews

İsa Sari, 18 December 2020

I came from England. I had treatment with SALUSS . They are very professional and experienced. I sugget you as well.

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Cosmetocity
5.0

From 6 verified reviews

Gulnar F., 08 July 2021

I went for a teeth whitening procedure in Antalya with the help of guys from Cosmetocity. I am an avid brusher and Listerine user, but i drink coffee every morning, which has its impact on the colour of my teeth. The whole session was painless and I was made feel comfortable. Cihan and his colleagues made sure all my questions were answered and all my needs were taken care of. Now its been a week since whitening my teeth and I have had many people compliment me about my smile. I highly recommend Cosmetocity for dental procedures to everyone i know.

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CLINICS UNITED

CLINICS UNITED, located in Sirinyali, Antalya, Turkey offers patients Gastric Balloon Treatment procedures among its total of 19 available procedures, across 2 different specialties. The cost of a Gastric Balloon Treatment procedure ranges from €1,800 to €2,800, whilst the national average price is approximately €1,986. There are many specialists available at the Clinic, with 16 in total, and they are not accredited by any recognized accreditations institutes

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Hisar Intercontinental Hospital
4.0

From 127 verified reviews

Fatma Özer, 20 September 2020

Girişte sizi muhteşem bir enerjiyle karşılayan çalışanların olduğu ve bu enerjinin tüm katlara yayıldığı bir hastane. Özellikle karşılamada görevli hanımefendiye ayrıca teşekkür ederim 🙏

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Asya Hospital
5.0

From 2 verified reviews

Orhan Birinci, 11 July 2020

Thanks to Dietician Ferdi Bey, I dropped from 82 kilos to 66 kilos. Although the prices are slightly expensive, it is a place that deserves it.

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Erdem Hospital
3.1

From 121 verified reviews

Ahmet Şenyurt, 24 August 2020

An ideal establishment in the district.

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AVCILAR HOSPITAL
3.1

From 138 verified reviews

Asiye Koşar, 19 September 2020

Psikiyatri doktoru barış beye gittim çok memnun kaldım kendisine çok teşekkür ederim

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What you need to know about Gastric Bypass Surgery in Turkey

Gastric Bypass Diagram

Gastric bypass is a type of bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery) used to help people with morbid obesity lose significant weight. The procedure reduces the size of your stomach, so you cannot eat as much as you used to. It also reroutes, or bypasses, most part of your digestive system, so your body does not absorb as much food.

Gastric bypass is one of the most successful bariatric surgery for sustained, long-term weight loss. Besides aiding dramatic weight-loss, it may also improve or resolve weight-related diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, stroke, obstructive sleep apnea, and infertility.

While gastric bypass is an effective way to lose weight and reduce the risk of weight-related problems, not everyone who is severely overweight can have it. The procedure is generally an option for you if your body mass index (BMI) is 40 or higher, or your BMI is between 35 and 39.9, but you have a serious weight-related disease. Since gastric bypass is a major and irreversible surgery that involves permanent changes, it should only be done after you have tried to lose weight by diet and exercise.

MyMediTravel currently lists facilities in Turkey offering Gastric Bypass Surgery procedures - see above for the complete list, along with estimated prices. The price of a Gastric Bypass Surgery is usually standardized across all patients but a pre-assessment by the surgeon will confirm the price prior to traveling. For a personalized quote Click Here to submit your details

What does a Gastric Bypass Surgery Procedure Involve?

During a gastric bypass, you will be given general anesthesia so you will be asleep and comfortable throughout the whole procedure. The procedure can be done through open surgery (one large incision is created in the abdomen) or minimally invasive (six to seven small incisions are made in the abdomen to insert a laparoscope and tiny surgical instruments). The latter is more preferred today.

After creating the incisions, your surgeon cuts across the top of your stomach to seal it off from the rest of your stomach. This essentially divides your stomach into two parts: a smaller pouch about the size of a walnut and a larger pouch. Then, your small intestine is cut and part of it is sewn directly onto the smaller pouch. After gastric bypass, food goes into the small pouch and then directly into the middle part of the small intestine sewn to it, bypassing the larger pouch and small intestine.

Because your anatomy is altered, you will feel full faster and stay full for longer, which will eventually result in rapid weight loss.

How Long Should I Stay in Turkey for a Gastric Bypass Surgery Procedure?

Gastric Bypass takes 2 to 4 hours to complete. After the surgery, you will need to stay in the hospital for around 3 to 5 days. During your stay, your overall health and healing progress will be closely monitored. After you are discharged from the hospital, do not leave Turkey immediately. Plan to stay at least 14 more days because you will need to attend follow-up checkups. Your surgeon will remove your stitches within 7 to 10 days following the surgery.

What's the Recovery Time for Gastric Bypass Surgery Procedures in Turkey?

The total period of recovery following a gastric bypass may take around 4 to 6 weeks. For the first few weeks, you may experience moderate to severe pain, but your surgeon will prescribe pain medication to ease the discomfort. You may also experience swelling and bruising around your surgical wounds, which will subside within a few weeks. You may be able to resume your normal activities in 4 to 5 weeks, but make sure to talk to your surgeon about your recovery timeline to avoid any complications.

What sort of Aftercare is Required for Gastric Bypass Surgery Procedures in Turkey?

During your recovery period, your surgeon will give you a special diet plan that you have to follow. This diet plan changes slowly from liquids to pureed foods, to soft foods, then move on to firmer foods when your body can tolerate them. Your surgeon will also give you detailed post-operative instruction that you need to abide by.

To maximize and maintain weight loss, you have to commit to healthy eating and regular exercise. Your surgeon may give you restrictions on how much and what you can eat and drink. You may also have to take vitamin and mineral supplements, such as a multivitamin with vitamin B-12, iron, and calcium. All eating habits will have to be adjusted as well; you may have to eat 6 small meals every day instead of 3 large meals. Additionally, you will need to attend frequent medical checkups to monitor your progress.

What's the Success Rate of Gastric Bypass Surgery Procedures in Turkey?

In the last few years, the success rate of gastric bypass surgery has increased significantly. While the amount of weight you lose is determined by your change in lifestyle habits, it is possible to lose 60% or more of your excess weight within two years following the surgery. Over a third of patients who have had a gastric bypass lost 80% of their excess weight. Also, 90% of patients maintain a loss of 50% of their original body weight within ten years after their gastric bypass.

As with any surgical procedure, gastric bypass also comes with some potential drawbacks. Many patients experience “dumping syndrome,” which happens when food moves too quickly from your stomach to your small intestine, causing weakness, nausea, diarrhea, sweating, and fainting.

There is also a risk of malnutrition because your body’s ability to absorb nutrients is reduced. This is why it is important that you take vitamin and mineral supplements each day. Other risks include infection, excessive bleeding, blood clots, lung problems, gallstones, hernias, low blood sugar, and stomach perforation.

Are there Alternatives to Gastric Bypass Surgery Procedures in Turkey?

Alternative Bariatric Procedures:

1. Gastric Band - An inflatable silicone device is fitted around the top portion of the stomach to create a smaller stomach pouch, intended to decrease the amount of food consumed in one go.

2. Gastric Sleeve - The stomach is reduced to about 15% of its original capacity by surgically removing a large portion of it, resulting in a sleeve or tube-like structure. This process is irreversible.

3. Gastric Balloon - An inflatable device is temporarily inserted into the stomach via endoscopic placement. The balloon obstructs a sizable area of the stomach, thus reducing the amount of food it can contain at any one time.

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 28/11/2020.

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