¿What is a Gastric Sleeve?
Removal of an 80% of the patient's stomach, which is left as a tube-type form.
Mechanism of action
Patient's stomach volume shrinkage after removing 70-80% and extracting it from the body. Like any other bariatric surgery, it is helpful for modifyingin dietary habits and weightloss. It reduces food intake and produces early satiety.
BMI 35-45 and BMI>55-60