Medicana International Istanbul Hospital

Levent Mahallesi, Istanbul, Turkey
3 Est. 1992

Gastric Sleeve

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Medicana International Istanbul Hospital

Levent Mahallesi, Istanbul, Turkey



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Gastric Sleeve at Medicana International Istanbul Hospital

What does Medicana International Istanbul Hospital offer patients?

Medicana International Istanbul Hospital, located in Levent Mahallesi, Istanbul, Turkey offers patients Gastric Sleeve procedures among its total of 275 available procedures, across 20 different specialties
. Currently, there's no pricing information for Gastric Sleeve procedures at Medicana International Istanbul Hospital, as all prices are available on request only, whilst the national average price is approximately ฿118,153.

How many specialists are there and what accreditation's have been awarded to Medicana International Istanbul Hospital?

There are many specialists available at the Hospital, with 10 in total, and they are accredited by JCI Accredited

Facility Services Available at Medicana International Istanbul Hospital

Airport pickup
Family accommodation
Free Wifi
Hotel booking
Interpreter services
Medical records transfer
Mobility accessible rooms
Online doctor consultation
Phone in the room
Private rooms for patients available
Special dietary requests accepted
TV in the room


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What you need to know about Gastric Sleeve Istanbul

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.

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'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.

Other Bariatric Surgery Procedures Available at Medicana International Istanbul Hospital

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Doctors at Medicana International Istanbul Hospital

  • Prof. Kadir Vehbi Baykal

    Prof. Kadir Vehbi Baykal


  • Prof. Bulent Arman

    Prof. Bulent Arman


  • Prof. Alp Gurken

    Prof. Alp Gurken


  • Prof. Yavuz Besogul

    Prof. Yavuz Besogul


  • Prof. Omer Necip Aytug

    Prof. Omer Necip Aytug


  • Prof. Serdar Baki Albayrak

    Prof. Serdar Baki Albayrak


  • Associate Prof. Ozkan Sayan

    Associate Prof. Ozkan Sayan


  • Prof. Sad?k Ersoz

    Prof. Sad?k Ersoz


  • Prof. Ali Erdem Bagatur

    Prof. Ali Erdem Bagatur


  • Associate Prof. Mutlu Demiray

    Associate Prof. Mutlu Demiray


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