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Laparoscopic Sleeve Surgery: 5 Things You Need To Know


There are certain people who despite immense diet and lifestyle changes, still cannot lose weight or maintain weight loss. This is where bariatric surgeries are recommended; especially for patients who have serious health problems caused by morbid obesity. One of the most popular procedures is Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.   

Laparoscopic Sleeve gastrectomy differs from the traditional since patients experience less pain, less scarring, and a faster recovery rate. 

What makes a procedure laparoscopic is the use of a laparoscope, a slender medical device that has a tiny camera and a built-in light attached to it. The instrument is inserted through a tube from a small incision near the pelvic area. Images are then projected to a monitor from which the surgeon can refer to when performing the surgery.

It makes an otherwise invasive surgery to a minimally invasive one- this means lesser incisions and cuts are done. To further shed light on this procedure, here are 5 facts about Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.

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Non-Invasive Weight Loss: What Are Gastric Balloons And How Do They Work?

Today, there are several options for weight loss. From popular diet plans like keto, paleo, intermittent fasting, and all-liquid diet to weight loss medications such as slimming pills, laxatives, herbal teas and supplements, people are constantly looking for ways to shed their excess weight fast.

Cosmetic surgeries are also available such as  liposuction. There are also instances that are health related  like obesity; bariatric surgeries such as gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and lap band surgery are often the solution. For others who are looking for a non-invasive weight loss treatment, Gastric Balloons are a popular choice. 

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Sleeve Gastrectomy

Debunking Popular Sleeve Gastrectomy Myths

If you’re a candidate for Bariatric Surgery and considering to undergo Sleeve Gastrectomy. You may as well have done your research. With all the data you can gather on the internet, it is not uncommon to find questionable information especially in online forums.


Patients come to us with their assumptions about Sleeve Gastrectomy. For most of them,  their preconceived notions are outright outrageous. Read on as we set the records straight and debunk popular myths about Sleeve Gastrectomy.

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Fighting Obesity: A Comprehensive Guide To Bariatric Surgeries



According to the World Health Organization,  there are more than 1.9 billion adults who are overweight and over 650 million are obese. This number has tripled since 1975. Obesity puts people at risk of various diseases like Diabetes, Stroke, Heart Attack, Hypertension, Sleep Apnea, Asthma and Osteoarthritis.


Fortunately, Obesity is highly preventable. However, overcoming it takes a lot of work. Lifestyle changes, special diets and plenty of exercises usually do the trick. 

But there are certain cases when all of these methods don’t work.  This is when Bariatric Surgeries come in. 

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