Gastric Sleeve Surgery

The Gastric Sleeve: Could It Help Curb Obesity Crisis?

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Posted by Weight Zen - Dr. Daniel Rosen on Friday, January 13, 2017

You will receive general anesthesia before this surgery. This will make you sleep and keep you pain-free.

The surgery is usually done using a tiny camera that is placed in your belly. This type of surgery is called laparoscopy. The camera is called a laparoscope. It allows your surgeon to see inside your belly.

The Gastric Sleeve surgery, or Vertical sleeve gastrectomy is a weight loss surgery done by removing a large portion of your stomach.

The new, smaller stomach is about the size of a banana. It limits the amount of food you can eat by making you feel full after eating small amounts of food.