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How to prepare for a gastric sleeve surgery

Posted: March 23, 2019 By: HW Bazaar In: Gastric sleeve Mexico

How to prepare for a gastric sleeve surgery

Gastric Sleeve Mexico is one of the most efficient options to lose weight in the short term. It consists in reducing the stomach size through a surgical procedure, to patients who are considering undergoing this treatment may feel full with small portions of food, and their appetite is reduced, which offers many benefits for your overall health.

Even though it’s considered a relatively safe procedure, it being a surgery, as with any other surgical procedure it may involve certain risks which can be reduced with proper preparation, this time we will be talking about some of the recommendations given by specialist so that patients may undergo this type of procedures.

The first step is to choose a Mexico bariatric center where a specialized surgeon with proven experience offers his services, and where gastric band procedures are expertly performed. The specialist is the one who determines if the person interested in a viable candidate or not for surgery, this is done through a series of examinations, medical test ant pre-op appointments, where it is highly recommended to gather all the information possible about the surgical process you are about to undergo.

Information is critical, so, before making a decision regarding your surgery, you should ponder in depth about the procedure specific´s, preparation requirements and care, this to have a successful recovery once the operation is confirmed, this ensures being more going more confident to the intervention. Being clear about the fundamental aspects like for example: who is responsible for the surgery, which are part of the surgical team, what does the procedure consist on, date and place where it´s going to be performed at, what are the pre-op requirements.  The measures that need to be adopted during the recovery process to make sure the surgery is successful and to reduce any risk or complications are vital.

Some of the points mentioned before may sound obvious, but, we consider them essential to say them here since there are people who are not aware of this type of information and that may bring a whole other set of problems. One of the particular points many people are not aware of are the medical professionals who make part of the surgical team. As it is well known for any surgery the participation of different people besides the surgeon is vital, they work under the surgeon´s orders and attend to your every need during operation, as well as after it, knowing who they are may give you more confidence and ease of mind in the service you are hiring. This team is made up of nurses, who assist the surgeon during the procedure, an anesthesiologist who applies anesthesia, and of interns in the process of becoming specialized who may also support the surgeon on specific tasks.

Some of the points mentioned before may sound obvious, but, we consider them essential to say them here since there are people who are not aware of this type of information and that may bring a whole other set of problems. One of the particular points many people are not aware of are the medical professionals who make part of the surgical team. As it is well known for any surgery the participation of different people besides the surgeon is vital, they work under the surgeon´s orders and attend to your every need during operation, as well as after it, knowing who they are may give you more confidence and ease of mind in the service you are hiring. This team is made up of nurses, who assist the surgeon during the procedure, an anesthesiologist who applies anesthesia, and of interns in the process of becoming specialized who may also support the surgeon on specific tasks.

If you meet the professional medical team you also have knowledge about the surgery, the risks it involves, and what to expect out of the recovery process, then you may proceed to sign the written consent. This document may only be physically signed if the patient is fully aware of everything the surgery involves. It is required to read it carefully, and in case any doubt arises review it along with the surgeon before submitting to the procedure. Likewise, along with the written consent another legal document is handed which lays out the instructions for this type of medical attention you wish to receive, in case you are no longer able to make any medical decision on your own. This document needs to be carefully reviewed and discussed with a specialist.

Regarding surgery prepping for a gastric sleeve Mexico, the surgeon performs a series of examinations to get to know you’re overall state of health. The surgeon also will provide you with specific instructions so you may come in the best state of health possible to the surgery. Commonly, one or two weeks before the procedure you may be requested urine and blood samples, x rays, EKGs and a full physical exam. In case the results are not optimal; the surgeon may choose to postpone surgery, among other measures, additional precaution a preparation are necessary to reduce risk or complications during the surgical procedure.

It is important to mention that pre-op instructions vary from person to person and that the surgeon responsible for the surgeries who determines what is more convenient for the patient. Nevertheless, there are some general guidelines which are advised to follow to avoid delays, special additional preparation, and this to ease the recovery process. These guidelines include no alcohol, no tobacco in the weeks before surgery, especially if local anesthesia is applied, so as not to compromise the normal lung function and to reduce the risk of infection or pneumonia.

Likewise, it is recommended to stop taking certain medications, among which vitamins are included, nutritional supplements and medicinal herbs, it is best to consult the doctor to avoid any problem during surgery or during the recovery process. Another common indication is to follow a special diet, and in the case of diabetic patients, it is crucial to maintaining adequate glucose levels to avoid further complications.

In the 24 hours before the weight loss surgery in Mexico, it is advised to avoid alcoholic beverages, it may be possible for the doctor to request to fast from solids and liquids between six and twelve hours before surgery. These types of particular indications depend a lot on the characteristic of the procedures well as the patient´s state of health. This is why these indications are personalized and consulting a specialist who can evaluate other factors which may influence in the way our body reacts to the surgery is a must.

The reasons mentioned before are but a few indications that need to be followed before surgery, and by no means substitute a doctor´s expert opinion. This is why we recommend if you´re interested in a surgical procedure to lose weight, first of all, go see a specialist. At Health & Wellness Bazaar we have a team of some of the best specialized medical professionals who specialize in gastric sleeve Mexico procedures. If you´re on the lookout for a world-class weight loss surgery, we recommend you get in touch with us to book an appointment; we will gladly take care of you. 



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