Sleeve Gastrectomy

Sleeve Gastrectomy in Lahore

Another name for sleeve gastrectomy is vertical sleeve gastrectomy. It is a type of Bariatric Surgery also known as weight loss surgery. A laparoscopic procedure is done during the surgery. A small incision is made first in the upper portion of the gastrointestinal tract. The small instruments are inserted into the body for the surgery. In this surgery of sleeve gastrectomy, almost 80% of the stomach is removed in the surgical procedure. Only a tube-shaped structure is left which is more like a banana. This is also known as size reduction surgery.

When the stomach size is reduced, the amount of food consumed will also be reduced. So, you will not consume the amount of food that you can’t digest. Hence, your weight loss journey will be improved. This procedure also improved the hormones that will help you reduce weight naturally. These hormones will not only help in reducing weight but will also help in preventing metabolic disorders and hypertension as well. Prof. Dr Rashid Siraj is the best bariatric surgeon in Lahore for sleeve gastrectomy.


Sleeve Gastrectomy not only helps with weight loss but also prevents many life-threatening problems that will pose huge risks including:

  1. Heart disease
  2. High blood pressure
  3. High cholesterol
  4. Obstructive sleep apnea
  5. Type 2 diabetes
  6. Stroke
  7. Cancer
  8. Infertility

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