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Sleeve gastrectomy is a procedure to help you lose excess weight and reduce your risk of potentially life-threatening weight-related health problems,

The main aim is not loosing weight at the same time you can get rid of 

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease

  • Heart diseases

  • High blood pressure

  • High cholesterol

  • Obstructive sleep apnea

  • Type 2 diabetes

It is generally done only after you've tried other methods by improving your diet and exercise. The decision of gastric sleeve is very important and you must also be willing to make permanent changes to lead a healthier lifestyle.    


What are the risks of Gastric Sleeve treatment in Turkey? 

  • Bleeding

  • Infection

  • Blood clots 

  • Lung or breathing problems 

  • Leaks

  • Gastrointestinal obstruction

  • Hernias

  • Gastroesophageal reflux

  • Vomiting


What is needed before gastric sleeve? 

You need to avoid smoking before the operation. 

It is suggested to stop blood thinner (anticoagulant) medications before the operation. You will start a special diet which will be informed by our dietitian before your operation. 

You will need to stop eating and drinking the night before you have the surgery. 


What can I expect after gastric sleeve procedure?

After surgery finish,you'll start with liquid foods. This diet is going to start while you are at the hospital. You will finish 2 phases of your diet. The next 4 stages will be starting after your discharge. 

You will change to pureed food, then to solid food a few weeks later. Your meals will be smaller than before. You may take vitamins or other supplements for life.

Daily walking is highly suggested after gastric sleeve. All exercises and diet lits will be provided by SALUSS individully. 


How is Recovery after Surgery? 

  • The surgery takes approximately 1 hour. Gastrointestinal endoscopy will be performed before the operation. 

  • You will discharge from hospital 4 nigts later. 

  • It is very important to walk as early as 3-4 hours after surgery

  • You may have pain in the first night after the surgery. This pain will be reduced day by day.

  • All needed medications will be given for your comfort. 

  • You will be eligible to work 1 week after the surgery. It is highly recommended to rest at home instead of starting to work immediately. 

  • Patients can begin exercising 4 weeks after surgery


How long is needed to stay in Turkey?

4 nights hospitalization is needed for surgery. It is suggested to stay 7 days in Turkey for gastric sleeve. 


How much is Gastric Sleeve in Turkey?

Price of gastric sleeve in Turkey is 3 times cheaper than abroad. It gives opportunity to our guests to save %75. Our guests pay as a package which includes; 

  • Radiology Examination 

  • Abdominal Ultrasound, Lung X-Ray, CT in case of need 

  • Endoscopy 

  • Nutrition and Diet Specialist Consultation before and after the operation

  • Pulmonolgy Specialist Consultation 

  • Cardiology Specialist Consultation 

  • ECG, Treadmill Stress Test and Echocardiography in case of need

  • Endocrinology Specialist Consultation 

  • Anesthesiology Consultation 

  • VIP Airport pick-up and transfer to hotel

  • Accommodation 

  • Translation services

  • Medical reports 

  • The video of the operation in DVD

  • Regular controls after procedure

  • Barium Swallow Test 


Can I gain weight after gastric sleeve again?

Worldwide studies have shown that 1-2% of the people would return to their last weight.


Is Gastric Sleeve safe in Turkey? 

All surgeries have risks. Gastric Sleeve operation has risks as well. 

  • Blood clots.

  • Gallstones (risk increases with rapid or substantial weight loss)

  • Hernia.

  • Internal bleeding or profuse bleeding of the surgical wound.

  • Leakage.

  • Perforation of stomach or intestines.

  • Skin separation.

  • Stricture are some risks of Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve operation in Turkey. 


Hair Loss after Gastric Sleeve? 

You may experience some hair loss following gastric sleeve surgery but this is usually temporary. We recommend sea kelp tablets to minimise hair loss.


What kind of Scar you will have after Gastric Sleeve? 

There is minimal scarring with gastric sleeve surgery. Some of them are temporary. These abdominal scars should then fade gradually in a few weeks. 


After Gastric Sleeve? 

You will discharge from the hospital when you are physically and medicallly well. Our doctors will recommend diet after gastric sleeve surgery. It may vary depending on your situation. Your diet typically follows a staged approach to help you ease back into eating solid foods. You can usually start eating regular foods about three months after surgery.Your diet list will be provided by SALUSS and all checks for 3 years will be done by our team.

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