About Gastric Sleeve

The Vertical Gastrectomy also known as Gastric Sleeve It is a bariatric procedures that consists of dividing 70 – 80% of the stomach as restricting method type that offers safety to our patients, the stomach left will take the shape of a sleeve, reducing the amount of food you are able to consume.

On all the methods recommended the gastric sleeve is as the first surgery the reason is because in the expert that doctor ponce  has this is the safest over all, the criteria taken into account whether you are a candidate it’s your BMI which you can calculate here.

This procedure takes about 1 hr in operating room on expert hands, Dr. Jaime Ponce de Leon is the most experienced surgeon who also offers the service of gastric sleeve for a single port, the patients stays on the hospital for 2 days, healing fast in fact it takes for about a week before going back to work.

Benefits of the Gastric Sleeve

Quick recovery – In most cases patients have an extremely rapid recovery takes about 1 week before they can return to their  normal activities.

Rapid weight loss – Patients undergoing this procedure experience rapid benefits, in most cases reaching your ideal weight in the first 6 months

Less hunger – surgery is a procedure in addition to metabolic healing, deep stomach a hormone called ghrelin is released this is causing obesity in humans, dividing the stomach 90% of the production of this hormone is removed and therefore no longer experience hunger

Low sugar levels – The gastric sleeve has been suggested as a surgery to treat diabetes type II, many studies have shown that improved treatment and promotes healing of diabetes.


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