Gastric Sleeve Options
Gastric sleeve surgery through WorldMed Assist is affordable through our partnerships with state of the art hospitals in the US and abroad. Medically trained case managers provide patient advocacy to ensure you receive the best medical care available for your procedure. Hospitals, officially recognized accreditation agencies such as JCAHO and the Joint Commission International (JCI), are thoroughly investigated prior to selection. Your procedure, including travel to and from the destination hospital, is managed by registered nurses from beginning to conclusion, guaranteeing you the optimum experience.
Most importantly, we provide you with a personal touch from start until well after your procedure is completed.
Options for quality gastric sleeve include:
- Gastric sleeve in the U.S.
- Gastric sleeve in Mexico
- Gastric sleeve in Costa Rica
- Gastric sleeve in India
- Gastric sleeve in Belgium
We also provide information on costs:
What is Gastric Sleeve surgery?
Gastric sleeve is the newest entrant into the field of bariatric surgeries. It is a simpler operation than gastric bypass or duodenal switch, and does not rely on implants, adjustments or fills. It requires removal of the left side of the stomach but does not involve any rearrangement of intestines. The remaining stomach is sealed with staples.
This procedure can successfully be used on its own but is also used as the first stage of bariatric surgery for super- obesity, where the body mass index is so high that more radical surgeries would be too risky. It can be followed by either duodenal switch or gastric bypass to achieve the weight loss advantages of restricting food absorption.
A recent alternative to Gastric Sleeve Surgery is Gastric Sleeve Plication Surgery.