Gastric Sleeve Surgery or Sleeve Gastrectomy is one of the most effective ways to lose weight. This is the ideal option for you if your BMI is over 35. Gastric Sleeve Surgery provides long – term results because of making the stomach smaller. It helps people to lose weight easier by making them feel full after eating small portion meals.
You will benefit from the outstanding skills of our doctors
Our doctors are extremely experienced. Jaroslav Tvaruzek M.D., has performed over 1500 gastric sleeve surgeries and Igor Simonik M.D. performs more than 200 gastric sleeve surgeries each year. A patient that weighs 120kg will lose on average 30-40 kg in the first year after the surgery.
You will not need a worry about a thing
Gastric sleeve surgery is performed in a clinic located between Prague and Brno, which is well known for its personal approach. You can therefore fly to Prague, Brno or Vienna. You will not need to book accommodation as you will stay at the state of the art clinic.
You will enjoy personalised care
Within a day you will get to know all the doctors and nurses at the clinic. The persons accompanying you may stay with you in one of the 2-3 bedroom apartment with full service. The clinic serves only a small number of guests at any given time. So, you can rest assured that you will receive intimate and personalised care from very attentive doctors and nurses. The state of the art clinic is located in the beautiful Czech countryside. Its intimate and secluded environment will help you rest and recover fully until you are ready to leave. The cornerstone was laid by the Pope John Paul II in 1990. Therefore on the same floor as our patients are accommodated is a small chapel for praying.
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You will be staying in a hospital during your whole stay which will feel like as if you are in a family hotel. Doctors and nurses will be taking care of you 24/7 during your stay in order to achieve a hassle-free experience.
I am now 2 weeks after surgery and have lost a stone in weight
I had a gastric sleeve and travelled from the UK alone. I was nervous and excited at the same time. When I arrived at the Prague airport I was collected by a driver and he took me to his very immaculately clean vehicle. On the day of the operation I was greeted by the surgeon and aneathatist, some nurses came in with a gown and got me ready to be wheeled down, the next thing I was being spoken to and sent off to sleep pain free. The next thing I was being woken up by the surgeon and the operation was complete, I felt slight discomfort in my tummy and as soon as I told the nurses they was giving me pain relief. This was how it was for the full week, the nurses are there within seconds when you buzz them. The room I stayed in had its own shower and toilet and the hospital is very clean. Every day a doctor comes to see you. By about day 4 I was feeling so much better, I went home on day 6. Travelling home alone was ok, my advice would be take it easy and don’t rush. The surgery is much much cheaper than the uk, iif you don’t mind having not many English speaking nurses I recommend this place for surgery. I would also say that travelling alone is fine as you are met and taken to and from the airport. I am now 2 weeks after surgery and have lost a stone in weight, any questions or concerns I have are still answered. I have given my details to Jana to answer any questions you may have, feel free to contact me and I will do my best to help.Joanna Rowe, UKMay 25, 2018
Position: Treatment Abroad Consultant
Languages: English and Czech
Role: Free consultations over the phone, customer service, patient coordination
The price of the Gastric Sleeve package includes:
How is Gastric Sleeve in Prague done?
In the morning of the procedure date you will have your preoperative tests and an English-speaking internist will examine you. After that, you will have the gastroscopy and ultrasound examination. If there are no ulcers found, the surgery can be done in general anesthesia and laparoscopically. After the surgery you will spend 2 – 3 hours in the intensive care unit. Then you will be taken to the inpatient ward. The following 3 – 4 days your surgeon will come for check – ups. If everything is fine, you can leave back home. You will also get your personal diet plan.
How long should I stay in Prague for Gastric Sleeve?
Only 4 – 5 nights in Prague are required for this procedure.
What is the mechanism of losing weight with Gastric Sleeve?
A part of the stomach is removed in order to gain smaller volume. The stomach is cut vertically and sewed together so that it leaves a banana – shaped sleeve. In consequence, the stomach gets full by very small portions and washes out less hormone ghrelin (the “hunger hormone”). As a results, the patient gets used to eating little amount of food and loses weight.
How much weight can I lose with Gastric Sleeve?
The amount of weight you lose after Gastric Sleeve depends on how closely you follow your diet and adopt lifestyle changes. On average patients lose 60 - 70 % of their excess weight.
After such major weight loss aftrer Sleeve Gastrectomy you may be interested in having a cosmetic surgery to improve your look further. Patients sometimes want tummy tucks or liposuctions. These procedures are also carried out at our clinics in Prague.