During a Sleeve Gastrectomy (SG), 80% of the stomach is removed, freeing the stomach from surrounding organs.

What are the advantages of a SG procedure?

  • Simple and short surgery time
  • Can be performed in patients with high-risk medical conditions and is often the first step for patients with severe obesity
  • Effective weight loss and improvement of obesity-related conditions

What are the risks of an SG procedure?

  • Non-reversible
  • May worsen or cause new onset of GERD
  • Less impact on metabolism compared to bypass procedures
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