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How much weight do you lose after gastric sleeve

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abdelkader Hawasli
General Surgery 43 years experience
Depends on you: Sleeve gastrectomy is a physiologic restrictive operation. The average weight loss is about 70% of the excess weight. However, it depends on the pati... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
Bariatrics 22 years experience
Sleeve gastrectomy : Patients typically lose about 60-65% of their excess body weight by a year to year and a half. That means if you are 100lbs overweight, you would lose... Read More
Dr. Brad Snyder
Specializes in General Surgery
Sleeve surgery: Is safe and effective. It works through several hormonal pathways and not just restriction (e.g. Ghrelin, glp-1, pyy, etc). These honors take hunger a... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 31 years experience
Varies: The amount of weight you will lose after gastric sleeve surgery varies. It depends upon your motivation, your diet, your exercise,… There are studies... Read More
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
How much u want: Gastric sleeve surgery most of the stomach is removed leaving a sleeve or tube of stomach , total capacity reduced due to small pouch of stomach . How... Read More
Dr. Zeenat Hasan
Bariatrics 14 years experience
It depends on you: Studies site b/w a 60-80% excess body weight loss with the sleeve (so if you are 100 pounds overweight, you could expect a 60-80 lb weight loss). Howe... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Foreman
Bariatrics 28 years experience
Very: This varies from one person to the next, but the average person loses 60-70% of their excess weight.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
2 points: Check with: Your surgeon about how much you will likely lose. 2ndly you meant how much would you lose (not how much did i lose) ?
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 31 years experience
Varies: The amount of weight you may lose after surgery depends on many things. It depends on your motivation, your diet, exercise,... Studies have shown that... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Follow the math: One must consume fewer calories than she uses or else she will not lose any weight. Even if she is eating apparently small amounts of food, and moving... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Follow the math: One must consume fewer calories than she uses or else she will not lose any weight. Even if she is eating apparently small amounts of food, and moving... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hector Dourron
Vascular Surgery 27 years experience
Yes: Stomach can stretch out if you continue to over eat.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
General Surgery 35 years experience
Weight loss: Is still based on the simple equation of calories eaten minus calories burned off in a day. If you have not lost much weight, you are managing to eat... Read More

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