Often, severely obese patients who do not successfully lose weight despite diet and lifestyle efforts opt to do bariatric surgery.
Bariatric surgery refers to surgical procedures that remove or reduce the size of the stomach to treat obesity. Patients typically experience rapid weight loss after bariatric surgery. Gastric sleeve surgery or sleeve gastrectomy is a bariatric surgery option.
What does it involve, how effective is it and are there any possible complications? This article will find out more.Continue reading