Gastric Sleeve Surgery
The Gastric Sleeve also know as the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy is the most common weight-loss surgery that removes 80% of the stomach creating a restriction of a total capacity and also minimizing the hunger of the patient. Recommend to patients that have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 38 and up, also for patients that have a BMI of 35 and up if they have serious secondary conditions as hipertensión, diabetes, high cholesterol, joint problems, and many others. This is one of our safest procedures that will guarantee the results that the patient expects with a very low risk. The surgery is performed only by the best Certified Bariatric Surgeons under the supervision of Dr. Ricardo Vega and it takes about 30 to 45 minutes with general anesthesia. After 4 to 5 hours the patient will be able to walk since recovery tends to be really fast but the surgery requieres 3 days of hospital. Medication will be provided and a private room with the best accommodations.
An evaluation is required to determine if you are ready and qualify to undergo into a weight-loss surgery. Please take the first step by calculating your BMI and contact us to for more information and questions you might have.
Labs and Evaluation
3 Nights at the Hospital
Two to four weeks of recovery but the gastric sleeve surgery is more than an operation or procedure — it’s a commitment to living a healthier lifestyle. Following surgery, we will help you develop a four-phase, post-gastric sleeve surgery diet for better recovery and instructions you will have to follow.
Patients who undergo gastric sleeve surgery on average lose more than half their excess weight. Gastric sleeve surgery results include an improvement or cure to obesity-related health problems, as well as a decrease in feelings of depression.
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MEET DR. RICARDO VEGA
I am Ricardo Vega Montiel and I am a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in Tijuana, Mexico, I have spent a lifetime getting the expertise, education, training and experiencing hundreds of procedures throughout my career, I am also a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery…SEE MORE
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