The sleeve gastrectomy helps you lose weight in these ways:
There are also less complications with a Gastric Sleeve than those of a Gastric Bypass while still allowing for significant loss of excess weight. In patients with a high BMI and inadequate weight loss, the Sleeve can be converted to a Gastric Bypass in a second operation with much less risk (after initial weight loss has occurred).
See How Gastric Sleeve Surgery Can help you.
The costs of having weight loss surgery are made up of a number of sources:
Guidelines for weight loss surgery are established by obesity surgical societies (OSSANZ and IFSO) and government bodies (National Institutes of Health) to ensure the safety and efficacy of the operations.
You may be a candidate if: