What are the long term side effects of gastric sleeve?
Longer term risks and complications of sleeve gastrectomy surgery can include:Gastrointestinal obstruction.Hernias.Gastroesophageal reflux.Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)Malnutrition.Vomiting..
What are the symptoms of a gastric sleeve leak?
Symptoms of stomach leak include: rapid heart rate, dizziness, shortness of breath, fever, worsening abdominal pain, left chest or shoulder pain, abdominal distention, the appearance of illness and a general feeling that something is very wrong.
How long does it take to recover from gastric sleeve?
Within a few weeks, you should start to feel less tired and get back into your normal routine. However, your stomach will still be healing. On average, it takes about 2-3 weeks for the incisions to heal and 6-8 weeks for the stomach staple line to heal.
How painful is gastric sleeve surgery?
The surgery limits the amount of food your stomach can hold. You will have some belly pain and may need pain medicine for the first week or so after surgery. The cuts (incisions) that the doctor made may be tender and sore. Because the surgery makes your stomach smaller, you will get full more quickly when you eat.
Does gastric sleeve make you look old?
Massive weight loss after bariatric surgery makes the body look thinner and the face look older, according to a study in the October issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (PRS).
Does gastric sleeve shorten lifespan?
For most severely obese diabetic patients, bariatric surgery increases life expectancy; however, in our model, surgery results in a loss of life expectancy for those with extremely high BMIs over 60 kg/m2.