Obesity surgery is indicated in patients that had not responded to other therapies.
Obesity surgery is the most effective treatment evaluated for this condition and when it`s performed by trained and experts surgeons offers the lowest rates of perioperative risks.
Bariatric surgeries can be divided into two groups:restrict surgeries (Tubulization, Sleeve or Gastric Sleeve) and restrict and malabsorption surgeries (Gastric Bypass) each of them has an specific indications and individual care.
Sleeve or Gastric Sleeve
On the gastric sleeve surgery a resection of 80% of the stomach is performed, leaving it with a capacity of 150 ml on average resulting in early satiety and hence weight loss and improves obesity associated diseases.