Gastric Sleeve in Turkey

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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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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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Cosmetocity
5.0

From 2 verified reviews

Karen Mitchell, 06 December 2020

lovely welcoming from the staff, made me feel comfortable and calm befre my surgery then followed up with me afterwards to make sure everything was recovering as expected. well worth the trip over from the uk. thanks

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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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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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Prof. Dr. Koray Tekin
4.0

From 4 verified reviews

neolands, 06 December 2018

A very successful surgeon. I recommend it to anyone with a weight problem, and especially to all computer engineers working overweight.

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Liv Hospital Ankara
4.0

From 137 verified reviews

İbrahim Aygördü, 22 September 2020

Muhteşem hizmet veriyorlar. Covid testi için ailece gittik. İyi ilgilendiler ve test sonucumuzu kısa sürede öğrendik. Teşekkürler Liv Hospital

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Acibadem Taksim
4.0

From 101 verified reviews

yeliz hepergil, 21 September 2020

On the 7th floor, I am very grateful to Hande Yıldırım - Edanur Serhoş- Büşra-Arife Nurses, and floor clerk Şifa and Selma nurses, who are interested in my heart with all the smiling and good hearts, and I will thank you for this job. You all present 10 out of 10 with all its severity! ❤️❤️

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Op.Dr.İbrahim ÇOLHAN

Op.Dr.İbrahim ÇOLHAN, located in Levent Mahallesi, Istanbul, Turkey offers patients Gastric Sleeve procedures among its total of 7 available procedures, across 3 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Gastric Sleeve procedures at Op.Dr.İbrahim ÇOLHAN, as all prices are available on request only, whilst the national average price is approximately $4,091. 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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UNICLINIC ISTANBUL

UNICLINIC ISTANBUL, located in Levent Mahallesi, Istanbul, Turkey offers patients Gastric Sleeve procedures among its total of 5 available procedures, across 1 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Gastric Sleeve procedures at UNICLINIC ISTANBUL, as all prices are available on request only, whilst the national average price is approximately $4,091. 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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What you need to know about Gastric Sleeve in Turkey

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 44 facilities in Turkey 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 a Gastric Sleeve 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 Turkey for a Gastric Sleeve Procedure?

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 Turkey 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 for Gastric Sleeve Procedures in Turkey?

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 sort of Aftercare is Required for Gastric Sleeve Procedures in Turkey?

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 of Gastric Sleeve Procedures in Turkey?

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.

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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