General Surgery (OBESITY SURGERY)

In our hospital, general surgery specialists and their team perform operations for the treatment of diabetes and obesity. (Bariatric surgery)

These operations are not applied to all patients. In order for the operations to be successful, detailed consultation is required before the operation. Based on the complaints of our patients, a comprehensive diagnosis process is initiated.In the health committee formed by the endocrinologist, psychiatry specialist, general surgery specialist and anesthesiologist, if the patient is found suitable for bariatric surgery in accordance with the common opinion of the relevant branch physicians, necessary surgical intervention is performed. After all necessary procedures are performed, the surgical process is started.

These surgical interventions for obesity and diabetes are applied to patients between the ages of 18 and 60 years. Before the surgery, a detailed examination is performed by a team of internal diseases, psychologist and nutritionist. Body Mass Index (BMI) is above 40, and less is the finding of metabolic diseases is the basis for evaluation. These surgeries, which are not applied under the age of 18, can be performed according to the physical condition of patients over 60 years.

The operations performed in the treatment of obesity such as stomach reduction are performed according to the personal characteristics and needs of the patient. After the patient is examined in all aspects, it is determined whether or not he will benefit from the operations and the operation is performedIt is determined whether the patient will adapt after surgery. The patient is given training about the lifestyle after the surgery, and the differences that he / she will experience within 1.5-2 years after the surgery are explained. Once all of these have been reviewed and the patient has been convinced, surgery is decided. Here, the mutual trust of the doctor and the patient is very important.

Fifty percent of excess weight is lost in the first 6 months after stomach reduction operations. In the second 6 months, 75% of the excess weight is given in a year, including 50%. The patient is expected to reach the ideal weight after one and a half years. At this point, it is important that the patient fully comply with all diets and prevention programs given. It is especially important in the first 6 months after surgery. It is important that the patient comes to his controls regularly and changes his feeding habits.dir.

Obesity surgery has been very successful in regulating lifestyle and dietary habits in appropriate patients.

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