Gastric Sleeve in Spain

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IMED Levante Hospital (Benidorm/Alicante)
2.6

From 135 verified reviews

Victoria García, 15 September 2020

THANK ALL THE ICU TEAM at the hospital for their professionalism of 10 and above all the humane treatment they have had with my father, which has been excellent. Companies are characterized by their quality certificates, this hospital especially for its involvement with patients, closeness and empathy. The relationship with the family in every way has also been ten. We have been informed of its evolution daily even being in the distance. The human certificate of more than 10 has been proven again. Our true gratitude to the García González family.

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IMED Elche Hospital (Alicante/Elche)
2.7

From 133 verified reviews

Cristina Sanchez, 22 September 2020

Excellent facilities, qualified staff. It is my referral hospital for now and I am very happy with the services provided.

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DR. LOPEZ CANO HOSPITAL
3.9

From 8 verified reviews

Eva Martinez, 20 September 2020

Trato profesional y cercano, siempre atentos en todo momento. Centro de referencia sin duda para toda Andalucía

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Povisa Hospital
3.0

From 130 verified reviews

Maria Luaces, 17 September 2020

I am on vacation in Vigo. I have found the attention, the treatment, the facilities, the efficiency, the professionals out of 10. I recommend this hospital without hesitation.

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Unidad Cirugía Barcelona - Hospital Universitari Dexeus Chiron

Unidad Cirugía Barcelona - Hospital Universitari Dexeus Chiron, located in Carrer del Dr Roux, Barcelona, Spain offers patients Gastric Sleeve procedures among its total of 2 available procedures, across 2 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Gastric Sleeve procedures at Unidad Cirugía Barcelona - Hospital Universitari Dexeus Chiron, as all prices are available on request only, whilst the national average price is approximately $15,316. All procedures and treatments are undertaken by just a small team of specialists, with 2 in total at the Hospital, and they have multiple recognized accreditations, including: ICS - International College of SurgeonsCenter of Excellence in Bariatric SurgeryMinisterio de Educación, Cultura y DeporteCOMB - Colegio Oficial de Médicos de Barcelona

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Unidad Cirugía Barcelona - Centro Médico Teknon
3.1

From 130 verified reviews

Jessica Diamond, 17 September 2020

Absolutely stunning hospital inside and out, with friendly and caring staff, and excellent medical treatment

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Gastrum

Gastrum, located in Calle Dr Gregorio Maranon, Almeria, Spain offers patients Gastric Sleeve procedures among its total of 5 available procedures, across 2 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Gastric Sleeve procedures at Gastrum, as all prices are available on request only, whilst the national average price is approximately $15,316. All procedures and treatments are undertaken by just a small team of specialists, with 2 in total at the Hospital, and they are not accredited by any recognized accreditations institutes

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Clínica Rinos
3.6

From 14 verified reviews

byclaratorres, 19 July 2020

Trust and security from the first day, I recommend the clinic and Dr. Pallares along with all his team without hesitation.

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Dr. Toledo-Pimentel Víctor

Dr. Toledo-Pimentel Víctor, located in Calle Max Planck, Alicante, Spain offers patients Gastric Sleeve procedures among its total of 2 available procedures, across 1 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Gastric Sleeve procedures at Dr. Toledo-Pimentel Víctor, as all prices are available on request only, whilst the national average price is approximately $15,316. All procedures and treatments are undertaken by just a small team of specialists, with 3 in total at the Hospital, and they are not accredited by any recognized accreditations institutes

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Dr. Toledo-Pimentel Víctor - Alicante Station Medical Center

Dr. Toledo-Pimentel Víctor - Alicante Station Medical Center, located in Calle Max Planck, Alicante, Spain offers patients Gastric Sleeve procedures among its total of 2 available procedures, across 1 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Gastric Sleeve procedures at Dr. Toledo-Pimentel Víctor - Alicante Station Medical Center, as all prices are available on request only, whilst the national average price is approximately $15,316. All procedures and treatments are undertaken by just a small team of specialists, with 3 in total at the Hospital, and they are not accredited by any recognized accreditations institutes

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What you need to know about Gastric Sleeve in Spain

Gastric Sleeve Surgery is a weight loss procedure in which a large part of the stomach is surgically removed, reducing the stomach size by up to 85%, with the remaining portion of the stomach looking like a banana or a sleeve. Given the severely reduced stomach size, patients are unable to consume and digest as much food before quashing their hunger and feeling full - as a result, rapid weight loss can be achieved. This type of surgery is non-reversible and should only be considered as a final option. 

A person is termed obese if their body mass index (BMI) is greater than 40 and their weight is 100 lbs / 50 kg more than their ideal weight. For these people, Bariatric Surgery is an available option. There are many associated risks concerned with Obesity that can lead to hypertension, infertility, diabetes, sleep apnea, and much more. When methods, such as dieting and exercising do not work, a Gastric Sleeve procedure can be the final solution, but not everyone is a good candidate and each individual should carefully consider the best options available to them, considering present condition, health history, cost, recovery time, success rate and pros and cons of the surgery. Alternatively, a Gastric Balloon may be preferred instead - see below for more information on this non-invasive procedure.

MyMediTravel currently lists 11 facilities in Spain offering Gastric Sleeve procedures - see above for the complete list, along with estimated prices. The price of a Gastric Sleeve 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 The Procedure Involve?

Surgery is performed under general anesthesia using a laparoscope, with several small incisions being made on the belly, a tube fitted with a camera (laparoscope) is then inserted through these incisions to give a clear picture of the insides. The surgeon will view these images, before beginning the process of surgically removing up to 85% of the stomach's volume using special surgical instruments. The remaining stomach pouch now resembles a dramatically reduced sleeve or banana. All the instruments are removed and the incisions are stitched and bandages applied to the wounds. 

How Long Should I Stay in Spain?

Gastric sleeve surgery is an inpatient procedure that lasts about one hour in the operation theatre. After this, you are moved to a recovery room where your vitals are monitored. A two to three days hospital stay is required after surgery and you are discharged when your condition is stable. You should stay in Spain for at least 7-8 days for follow up check-ups. During this period, you are kept under review and the stitches are removed after 5 to 7 days. 

What's the Recovery Time?

It will take two to three months to get back to normal meals and the amount of food you will eat is considerably decreased. You will likely suffer from a swollen and sore stomach for several days, with medicines being prescribed to help deal with the pain during this period. After two to four weeks, you can return to some normal activities, however, on average, six weeks of rest is required. As it is laparoscopic surgery, less time is required to recover and scars are small which fade away over time. 

What About Aftercare?

The following are some points to consider after leaving the hospital:

  • Intake only liquids for the first two to three days. After this, you can start taking pureed food and shakes. You will have to continue with this for at least 4 weeks. After which you can start eating solid food items. Do not eat very heavy food items. Avoid drinking water with food, as it fills your small stomach immediately. 
  • Follow a proper diet plan as you will have to fulfill your nutritional requirements with a smaller amount of food.
  • Take multivitamins and minerals daily. Especially vitamin B12, as pernicious anemia needs to be prevented.
  • Do not climb up the stairs, also, do not bend. Avoid those activities which can put stress on your abdomen. 
  • Change your bandage regularly and do not let it get wet as this can cause infection. 
  • Ensure you have regular check-ups and your weight loss is recorded during these visits.
  • Take your painkillers regularly to relieve yourself from the post-surgery pain.

What's the Success Rate Like?

You can expect to lose 60% of your excess weight within 12 to 18 months post-surgery. The Gastric Sleeve is now the most popular form of Bariatric Surgery based on the extremely high success rates seen across the world. Patients can expect a huge decrease in weight, coupled with a vast improvement in health conditions and a reduction in such diseases as diabetes.

Are there Alternative Bariatric Procedures Available?

The following are some non-surgical or minimally invasive alternatives to gastric sleeve surgery:

  • Weight losing drugs: with this method, some drugs are prescribed which can help with the weight loss process. You can lose 5% to 10% of your excess weight in one year through this and it is known as pharmacotherapy. 
  • VBLOC therapy: with this therapy, a pacemaker device is implanted into the skin of your abdominal wall. The device is connected to electrodes that are placed at the trunk of the vagus nerve through small incisions. Vagus nerve signals can be periodically blocked to reduce your eating desire and it is a minimally invasive procedure.

Are there Other Alternative Bariatric Procedures?

1. Gastric Band - Considered a reversible Bariatric Surgery option, a silicone device is fitted at the top portion of the stomach, cutting off the bottom section and creating a small stomach pouch above. The reduced stomach size now means the volume of food consumed is much smaller before the patient becomes full, thus resulting in rapid weight loss. Once the desired weight is achieved, the band can be surgically removed.

2. Gastric Bypass - The stomach is divided into two parts; a small upper pouch and a large lower ‘remnant’ pouch. The small intestine is rearranged accordingly, bypassing the large pouch and thus significantly reducing the volume of the stomach.

3. Gastric Balloon - This non-invasive procedure does not involve surgery and instead an inflatable balloon-like device is endoscopically placed into the stomach and inflated, thus reducing the capacity of the stomach. with the balloon occupying most of the stomachs volume, the patient becomes full much quicker, leading to rapid weight loss. Once the desired weight is achieved, the balloon is deflated and removed.

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