Since obesity surgeries are laparoscopic procedures, patients can get up in the evening of the same day and can be discharged 3 days later. If there is no negativity in the leak test after your surgery, oral liquid foods will be started. You will be discharged after liquid feeding.
It is possible to lose 40-90% of their excess weight in the 1-2 year period after sleeve gastrectomy surgery. Success in losing weight is directly proportional to the patient's compliance with the diet and exercise program after the surgery.
Although the length of stay in the hospital after bariatric surgery varies depending on the recovery process of the patient, the patient is usually hospitalized in the ward for at least 3 days.
You can usually take a bath 5 days after bariatric surgery. It is recommended to cover your seams with waterproof medical tape against the risk of inflammation and infection.
Weight loss continues for approximately 12-18 months after bariatric surgery. In some cases, patients can lose their excess weight before this process is completed and their weight loss may stop earlier. (Each patient's weight loss process is variable, so don't compare yourself to anyone else to avoid demoralisation)
Laparoscopy 80-85% of the section is removed with sleeve gastrectomy operation. Over time, it can be seen that the organ grows again. Therefore, individuals need to make the right distinction between solid food and watery food in the eating program processes. After the surgery, it should be careful not to consume water in meals.
High-calorie, spicy and very fatty foods should not be consumed, sweets should be for taste rather than satiety, acidic and carbonated drinks should not be consumed.
If the recommended diet is not followed and sports are not performed approximately 1.5 years after the operation, patients can gain weight again, this risk is at the level of 5% to 10% after approximately 3 years, but they usually never reach their old weight.
Coffee and caffeinated beverages should not be consumed for 1 month after the surgery. As of the 1st month, Turkish coffee with low-ground milk can be consumed, and as of the 3rd month, filter coffee or Nescafe can be consumed.
Acidic drinks prevent the healing of stitches in your stomach. Acidic drinks should be avoided for the first 12 months.
Pregnancy after bariatric surgery should be considered as of the 1st year. This period is characterized as both the almost completion of the slimming process and the completion of the time required for baby feeding. There should be no doubts about the baby's health.
We generally recommend our patients to rest at home for 10 days after bariatric surgery. If the patient works at a desk after 7 days, he can return to work. It is recommended to wait at least 30 days for jobs that require intense physical activity and to start sports.
You should have your stitches removed on the 14th day of your surgery.
Smoking should not be used for the first 1 month as it slows down the healing process.
There is no harm in swimming in the sea or pool after 4 weeks have passed after the operation.
Doctor and dietician controls after obesity operations; It takes place in the 1st month, 3rd month, 6th month and 12th month. Doctors perform controls by following different formulas for our patients abroad and abroad.
It is not recommended to consume vegetables for a month. It is important for stomach health to stay away from vegetables such as broccoli and cabbage, which can cause gas problems.
Legumes are among the foods that are difficult to digest with their gas-forming properties and fibrous structure. The best time to start consumption is the 6th week.
Obesity is an important risk factor for cancer. With bariatric surgery, the risk of this cancer naturally decreases.
Yes, hair loss can occur. Due to weight loss, hormonal changes occur in the body and hair loss may occur. However, this shedding is completely temporary. If there is any hair shedding, it comes back. One of the main causes of hair loss is an unbalanced diet. You can use vitamins containing B vitamins, zinc, CO-enzymQ to prevent hair loss.
The process we call the convalescence phase lasts for about 1 month; In rare cases, there may be fatigue, pain and gas complaints.
If you make exercise a part of your life, you can prevent sagging to a large extent. One year after the operation, you can get rid of sagging with surgical methods.