Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy
 
 

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

Vertical sleeve gastrectomy is weight loss surgery where a significant part of the stomach is taken out. The remaining parts of the stomach are connected with surgical staples. The smaller stomach, in the shape of a long, vertical tube, makes an individual feel full after consuming less food.

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    Sleeve Gastrectomy

    During a sleeve gastrectomy, a thin vertical sleeve of stomach is created using a stapling device, and the rest of the stomach is removed.