Basic Information And Preparation For Sleeve Gastrectomy

By Cynthia Cox
Sleeve gastrectomy is a surgical procedure for losing weight by removing the majority of the stomach. It permanently reduces the size of the stomach and it cannot be reversed anymore. Those who underwent this surgery feels less hungry and feel fuller faster than usual after eating.

There are many people having problems about their weight and being sick because of it and others are even considered as obese. A solution to these problems is by undergoing sleeve gastrectomy Rockland County New York. The following are some essential details and things to prepare for it.

Start searching on the internet for hospitals or clinics that can perform this procedure. You can also ask your family and friends for recommendations on where or who to acquire the services of. Ask them of their experiences if ever they also or know someone who underwent one and if there are no problems or side effects as a result of it.

Check who are the doctors assigned to perform this and do a background check on their credentials and qualifications. Get to know if they are licensed to perform this operation and how many times have they performed it. This would show you how experienced they are in performing this and they have lesser chances of them making a mistake.

Read online testimonials and reviews and visit the websites they have to gather information about them. You might be able to even read experiences from some of the patients that underwent this process and see if any complaints were made against them. These information is likely to be found on their website or other sites like forums that are talking about these topics.

Request for some references such as previous patients you can talk to and ask about the experiences they had before, during and after the surgery. Showing hesitation on their part in providing you with some references might indicate that they are hiding something. If their concern is the privacy of their previous patients then they can ask permission first if it is alright with them if you will ask them questions.

Inquire on the total cost of the operation and how long do you need to be admitted in the hospital when it is done. Medicines and other fees they will be charging you should be clearly stated so you can prepare in advance. If you are covered with an insurance then you might be able to save money.

Prepare yourself for the procedure as well by doing the following things before going into the operation. You have to change your diet and the things you are eating to better prepare your body starting two weeks before the scheduled appointment. Prepare some loose clothes that you can wear after surgery because you would be experiencing soreness during this time.

Stop smoking if you do at least a month before to avoid any complications and make your recovery faster. There are some doctors in New York city who will refuse operating on you if you are still smoking recently. And after the surgery, follow every instruction the doctor will give you so that you can recover faster.

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