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Dr. Sanjay Borude

Bariatric Surgeon
40 years experience overall
3000 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Aparna Govil Bhasker

Bariatric Surgeon
18 years experience overall
1500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Manoj Gandhi

Bariatric Surgeon
29 years experience overall
1800 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Ramen Goel

Bariatric Surgeon
38 years experience overall

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Dr. Gaurav Mishra

General Surgeon
20 years experience overall
1000 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. KP Madhukar

General Surgeon
16 years experience overall
500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Manish Motwani

Bariatric Surgeon
28 years experience overall
1000 Consultation fee at clinic
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What is a Sleeve Gastrectomy?

Sleeve Gastrectomy is a type of Bariatric Surgery, done to reduce the size of stomach to 15% than the original size of the stomach. The greater curvature of the stomach(curve of the stomach near esophagus opening) is been surgically removed, resulting in a sleeve or tube-like structure of the stomach. Hence, known as Sleeve Gastrectomy.

What are the advantages of Sleeve Gastrectomy?

The advantages of Sleeve Gastrectomy are as follows:

  1. Reduction in weight
  2. Maintains blood pressure
  3. Improves erectile dysfunction
  4. Decreases the risk of heart conditions

What are the indications of Sleeve Gastrectomy?

Indications for Sleeve Gastrectomy are the following conditions:

  1. Heavy body weight or obesity
  2. Obesity with a BMI of more than 40
  3. When other weight loss methods fail in reducing body weight

Who can undergo Sleeve Gastrectomy?

  1. Individuals whose BMI is more than 40
  2. Obese patients with co-morbidities like diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, high cholesterol, etc
  3. Individuals with weight more than 200kgs
  4. Individuals above 18 years of age and suffering from obesity

Who cannot undergo Sleeve Gastrectomy?

  1. Individuals whose BMI is less than 35 and do not have any co-morbidities like diabetes, hypertension, etc
  2. Patients who have an eating disorder
  3. Patients who are addicted to drugs or alcohol
  4. Individuals suffering from mental illness

Who are the best surgeons/doctors to perform Sleeve Gastrectomy?

A certified and trained Gastroenterologist who is well experienced in Sleeve Gastrectomy can perform this surgery.

What is the cost of Sleeve Gastrectomy?

The minimum cost for Sleeve Gastrectomy in Mumbai starts from Rs. 2,18,900

Average expenses for Sleeve Gastrectomy in Mumbai is approximately Rs. 3,02,500

The maximum amount to be paid for Sleeve Gastrectomy in Mumbai rises up to Rs. 3,85,000

Cost of Sleeve Gastrectomy depends on factors such as:

  1. Admission fee
  2. Doctor fee
  3. Age of the patient
  4. The medical condition of the patient
  5. Post-surgical complications that are involved
  6. Type of Hospital
  7. The admission room that you opted for
  8. Any other lab tests or examination tests such as X-ray, ECG, etc.

Is Sleeve Gastrectomy a major surgery or minor surgery?

Sleeve Gastrectomy is considered a minor surgery if done laparoscopically as it is minimally invasive and recovery time is also less.

What are the risks and complications associated with Sleeve Gastrectomy?

Following are a few risks and complications of Sleeve Gastrectomy:

  1. Acid reflux
  2. Anesthetic side effects
  3. Nausea and vomiting
  4. Dilation of esophagus
  5. Infection
  6. Obstruction of stomach
  7. Failure to lose weight

How long does it take to complete Sleeve Gastrectomy?

The time required to complete Sleeve Gastrectomy is about 1-2 hours.

What is the recovery time for Sleeve Gastrectomy?

Individuals who undergo Sleeve Gastrectomy may take 2-3 weeks to recover completely.

What is the success rate of Sleeve Gastrectomy?

The success rate of Sleeve Gastrectomy depends on the following factors: 

  1. Age of the patient
  2. The medical condition of the patient
  3. Experience of the surgeon/doctor
  4. Type of surgery or procedure performed

However, the success rate of Sleeve Gastrectomy maybe 50-60%.

Is Sleeve Gastrectomy permanent?

Sleeve Gastrectomy is permanent as it involves removal of 15% of the stomach which is irreversible.

What are the long-term results of Sleeve Gastrectomy?

  1. Improves blood pressure, joint pain, diabetes, etc
  2. Sometimes causes severe malabsorption Anemia
  3. Reduces up to 60% of the patients' weight

Can Sleeve Gastrectomy be detected in the future?

Sleeve Gastrectomy can be detected in the future as it involves cutting down of 15% of the stomach.  

What are the options if Sleeve Gastrectomy fails?

If Sleeve Gastrectomy fails, then the doctor may recommend revision surgery or an alternative approach.

What are the alternatives for Sleeve Gastrectomy?

The following are the alternatives for Sleeve Gastrectomy:

  1. Gastric bypass surgery
  2. Laparoscopic adjustable gastric band
  3. Duodenal Switch
  4. Changes in the daily intake of food
  5. Physical Exercise
  6. Medical Therapy
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