The observance of effective diet recommendations after gastric sleeve surgery is fundamental for hassle-free recovery of the patient, post surgery. Various options of weight reduction have been examined by numerous patients and specialists and gastric sleeve surgery has been one of them. As it is a comparatively new method of weight management and is associated with the reduction of stomach size, various issues regarding post-recovery nutrition habits have arisen.
How Does Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery Work?: Vertical sleeve gastrectomy, also known as gastric sleeve, is a restrictive procedure. Restriction is accomplished by stapling vertically and removing 80% or more of the stomach. As in gastric band, there is not intestinal bypass that would reduce the absorption of food.
The stages of your diet plan post-surgery will include the clear liquid phase, the full liquids phase, the pureed food phase, and the soft foods phase. After you complete all three diet phases, you will begin eating solid foods, but in much smaller portions than before the procedure. Check out the infographic below to learn more about LAP-BAND diet stages and see a list of approved foods for each phase.
There are several different types of weight-loss surgery (also called bariatric surgery), including gastric bypass and gastric banding, but all involve making the stomach smaller. This infographic explains how these procedures differ.
A vertical sleeve gastrectomy is a surgical weight loss procedure recommended for treating obesity. During the procedure, a large portion of the patient's stomach is removed, leaving a small pouch behind. This pouch fills more quickly than the larger stomach, allowing the patient to feel full after eating less food. Due to the typically large...