GENERAL SURGERY
Surgical specialty areas focus on abdominal contents including esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, appendix and bile ducts, and depending on local referral patterns often the thyroid gland.
General Surgery

General surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal contents including esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, appendix and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland (depending on local referral patterns).

Below is a list of the most common general surgical procedures we perform in our contracted hospitals in Istanbul..

 

What is obesity?

Obesity occurs when the body fat is made up an extreme increases and  it  may cause heart diseases, some cancers, blood sugar disease, blood pressure problems and cholestrol problems.

What is obesity surgery?

Obesity surgery is suitable for patients whose Body Mass Index is above 40 and for those whose Body Mass Index is between 35 and 40 and suffer from additional diseases related to obesity such as hypertension, diabetes or sleep apnea.

Operations within the scope of obesity surgery are performed by specialized teams in the operation theatres equipped with advanced technology in Istanbul.

Surgeries applied for obesity treatment:

  • Locating Balloon in Stomach
  • Stomach Staple
  • Tube Stomach Surgery
  • R-Y Gastric By-Pass
  • Mini Gastric By-Pass

What are the treatment options for obesity? 

Obesity treatment can include, dieting, physical exercises,medication treatment and obesity surgery.

All these treatments aim to provide to reach healthy weight and to stay in the same weight. Obesity is a chronic medical condition and it usually requires long term lifestyle changes, long term exercise program and lifelong healthy nutrition.

Obesity surgery can be considered if you can receive benefit from any other methods of obesity treatment. The most common surgical methods of obesity are, Gastirc Band surgery, Sleeve Gatrectomy and Gastric Bypass surgery. Before to decide about obesity surgery , your condition should be evaluated by your doctor and you can decide  together about the best treatment option for you.

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