Sleeve Gastrectomy - Obesity Surgery Guide

This is another procedure which falls into the ‘Restrictive' category.  It is a new procedure and can be a good option for those people who for whichever reasons are unable to have gastric banding.

It can be performed as a single technique, or is more commonly used as part of gastric bypass or a duodenal switch.  It is also known as a gastric sleeve resection.  It appears to be a quicker and easier procedure than gastric bypass but as it is a relatively new procedure any long-term benefits and risks are still unknown. 

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