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Is gastric sleeve good for weight loss?

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In brief: Yes

The procedure is fairly new and has risks as do all weight loss operations.
In this case, the long-term data shows that some of them return to a normal sized stomach. As with all weight loss operations, they do best when the patient is willing to change their lifestyle.

In brief: Yes

The procedure is fairly new and has risks as do all weight loss operations.
In this case, the long-term data shows that some of them return to a normal sized stomach. As with all weight loss operations, they do best when the patient is willing to change their lifestyle.
Dr. Terry Simpson
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Dr. Kenneth Foreman
Bariatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

The vertical sleeve gastrectomy is a newer weight-loss procedure, so long-term data is limited.
In published series weight loss averages 60-70% of excess body weight at 5 years.

In brief: Yes

The vertical sleeve gastrectomy is a newer weight-loss procedure, so long-term data is limited.
In published series weight loss averages 60-70% of excess body weight at 5 years.
Dr. Kenneth Foreman
Dr. Kenneth Foreman
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Dr. Alvin Mathew
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

It's one procedure used for bariatric surgery.
There are pros and cons for each procedure but if done right, it will help you lose weight. Feel free to ask your surgeon about his experience doing this procedure. It's not as common as the gastric bypass.

In brief: Yes

It's one procedure used for bariatric surgery.
There are pros and cons for each procedure but if done right, it will help you lose weight. Feel free to ask your surgeon about his experience doing this procedure. It's not as common as the gastric bypass.
Dr. Alvin Mathew
Dr. Alvin Mathew
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