Affordable Gastric Banding Package by Yanhee Hospital
in Bankok, Thailand
What is Gastric Banding?
Adjustable Gastric Banding is a laparoscopic procedure, a form of restrictive weight loss surgery which is indicated for obese patients with a BMI (Body Mass Index) equal to 40 or more. A Gastric Band is inserted on n the top portion of the stomach.
How is This Procedure Performed?
This procedure creates a small pouch at the top of the stomach which fills with food quickly thus sending a message to the brain that the stomach is full, causing the patient to eat less and thus, there is weight loss over time. The Gastric Band, an inflatable silicone prosthetic device, is placed on the stomach through laparoscopic surgery.
The procedure lasts for about 3 hours under general anesthesia. Post-operative pain is tolerable and can be relieved by medication.
Length of hospital stay is 2 nights. Follow-up with the surgeon is done a week after the surgery to assess for immediate complications and for removal of sutures.
Does it Have Benefits?
Undergo this procedure has several benefits for your health:
It will resolve your diabetes, will reduce your gastric reflux, or if you’re suffering from Asthma, Liver Disease or Back pain and arthritis, this illnesses will reduce as your weight goes away too.
Gastric Banding also is a Safe Reversible and a Fast Recovery Surgery, you’ll have a dramatic and positive transformation.
What Do I Do After the Procedure?
For the first month following surgery the patient is placed on a liquid diet. Another follow-up is done with the surgeon after a month for inflation of the gastric band and a normal diet is resumed.
An observation period of 2-4 weeks is needed afterwards to assess for tolerance of the procedure, thus the patient is advised to stay in a place close to the hospital. Overall, about 2 months is required for the procedure and follow-up check-ups.
Why to Choose Us?
10 Reasons Why You Can Confidently Choose Yanhee Hospital: