Bariatric surgeries witness a significant boom in Turkey thanks to their high success rate and the advanced technologies. Another kind of surgery has arisen in recent years which is called gastric plication. This emerging intervention will be discovered through indicating its utility, its disadvantages, and its durable consequences.
Gastric Plication: Decrease the Stomach without cutting it
70% of the stomach can be reduced by gastric plication without cutting it as it is the case of the gastric sleeve. The surgery that lasts between 1 and 2 hours is performed after making tiny cuts of 0.5 cm in the patient’s abdomen that allow the doctor to attain the stomach and employ a small camera or a laparoscope. In order to shorten the stomach extent, the surgeon bends it through dissolvable stitches. The restriction of the stomach is the common aspect of the gastric plication procedure and gastric sleeve.
After the intervention, one or two days of hospitalization are required. You can undergo another bariatric surgery such as gastric band surgery, gastric balloon, and sleeve gastrectomy with Turquie santé.
Cost of this surgery with Turquie santé
A number of fees can be included in the cost of gastric plication operation such as the hospital, tests, anesthesia, and the surgeon. A customized price is offered to our patients who have had gastric surgery, cryolipolysis or tummy tuck.
Is it possible to have this Bariatric Surgery in Turkey and Istanbul?
You have a gastric plication procedure in Turkey because it is an intervention which is available in many large cities such as Ankara, Antalya, Izmir, and Istanbul. You should have a thorough idea about the gastric plication through asking many surgeons in order to find the most skillful one who is able to meet your expectations.
In order to be healthy, Turquie santé provides you with gastric plication that will help you fight obesity and get rid of extra kilos even for patients under 18.
From a financial point of view gastric plication is usually the cheapest treatment of all bariatric surgeries in Turkey and Istanbul and therefore it is an option available for people who are overweight or obese.
What about the consequences?
Several outcomes may appear after this surgery such as:
- Weight loss is achieved
- Small quantity of nutrition is consumed.
- Satiation can be felt rapidly.
- Threads may be eliminated if the doctor or patient deems it necessary
- Stomach and digestive process continue to function normally.
- Operation scars are barely visible.
It is important to highlight that weight loss can be maintained through following a healthy lifestyle and practicing some sports activities. The expected results cannot appear quickly which may make this surgery less convincing than other types of bariatric surgery.
However, this intervention does not have only benefits. Gastric plication can be useless if the patient continues to eat large amounts of food which would end the surgery and its intentions.
Is it risky to have this obesity surgery?
There are several risks that are linked to gastric plication like a stomach hole, hemorrhage, and inflammation that can be experienced after any bariatric surgery. Added to that, short-term hair loss and a stomach ache are other results that may arise after this intervention. Since this new bariatric surgery is still able to demonstrate itself, long-term results cannot be determined.
Does it lead to weight loss?
This restrictive procedure aims at restricting the volume of the stomach in order to reduce the quantity of food. A decline in the uptake of food cannot be caused by this surgery. Satiety can be felt exponentially and for long hours and hunger may reduce.