what are the complications of bariatric surgery? How much are these complications health threatening?
the surgery complications depend on surgeon’s expertise and the instruments used through the surgery. However, bleeding and leakage are the major complications that there is no concern if the surgeon is expert. Dr. Anbara has performed Sleeve Gastrectomy surgery more than thousand times; meanwhile, only six patients have experienced minor complications which were resolved in further sessions.
How long does it take to be slim after bariatric surgery (i.e. weight loss surgery)?
you will lose 10 to 15 percent of your weight through the first month. And 30% will be decreased within three to six months. However, weight loss may last for up to two years.
We have two different kinds of surgeries which help you to lose weight by shrinking the stomach size or reducing absorb calories. One of them is gastric banding or lap band surgery which limits the stomach size and the other one is gastric bypass which does both.View completely
if the surgery is done perfectly and the patient adheres to postoperative diet, the obesity will not return.View completely
it takes less than an hour.View completely
during the same diet, men lose weigh 4.5 kilogram more than women. This is due to different physical conditions, men carry more muscles and it needs more calorie. So men can lose weight more easily than women but most of them are not able to keep their diets unlike women who have more perseverance.View completely
how long should the patients from the distant cities or countries stay in Tehran for the bariatric surgery?
Patients coming from distant lands can return to their country or city after a week.
the nature of gradual weight loss after the Sleeve Gastrectomy, compared to other methods, does not lead to skin sagging too much. However, regular exercise and swimming contribute in reduced sagging skin.View completely
the patient should be hospitalized two days and rest at home three days. After two weeks, it is possible to carry out daily activities and even sports activities.View completely
obesity is one of the major causes of infertility. Bariatric surgery not only has no peril for married women, but also increases their fertility. In patients who are infertile due to the obesity, the pregnancy will be possible 4-6 months after the bariatric surgery.View completely