Global High Quality Options for Gastric Sleeve Surgery

July 1, 2014 § Leave a comment

Choose Gastric Sleeve surgery at the best clinics and hospitals in the world and fight obesity!

We can help you choose the best option according to your needs!

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Gastric Sleeve or Sleeve Gastrectomy is a safe and highly successful bariatric surgery and the best option for patients with a BMI of 50 or higher. The size of the stomach is considerably reduced, the food intake is diminished and the patient will start losing weight a few months after surgery.

The procedure is performed laparoscopically, which means faster recovery time, less pain, less bleeding during the procedure and lower percentage of having post-surgery complications.

Benefits of Gastric Sleeve Procedure

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  • Helps patients lose between 40% and 70% of their excess weight in the first 12 months after the procedure.

  • Minimal postoperative pain.

  • Helps reducing the risk and development of medical issues which result from obesity (diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol, lack of mobility, etc).

  • Very fast recovery, only two night of hospital stay.

  • It does not involve any risky stomach or intestinal re-routing.

  • It requires 5 very small incisions.

  • Minimal scarring.

  • Fullness and satisfaction with small & healthy portions of food.

 

PlacidWay will make sure you will get the best obesity surgery option for you! If you need more information about the Gastric Sleeve procedure and the top obesity surgery clinics in the world, do not hesitate to contact us!

Struggling with Severe Obesity

March 6, 2014 § Leave a comment

If you or someone you know is struggling with severe obesity and suffering from related health conditions, Dr. Jorge Maytorena can help!

Dr. Jorge Maytorena  specializes in Bariatric Surgery and long-term patient management to help our patients take control of their obesity and regain their health.

Obesity Surgery MexicoWith a highly trained team of surgeons, nurses, and nutritionists, Dr. Jorge Maytorena is able to provide our patients with a safe and effective weight-loss surgery, comprehensive pre- and post-operative education and ongoing aftercare. We are here to guide you to a happier, healthier life.

A decision to have obesity surgery is not to be taken lightly. The goal of this website is to provide you with information that can help you decide whether obesity surgery is right for you and if you are a candidate for the Bariatric Surgery.

Before and After Pictures

Mr Kenneth R. Sewell / Nuclear Engineer & Writer

Before Pictures, weight 306 lbs, waist size: 56

After Pictures, weight 200 lbs, waist size: 34

14 month’s after Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Do You Have BMI of 30 or greater?

Do you have a life-threatening health problem caused or made worse, by being overweight, such as HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, DIABETES, SLEEP APNEA OR HEART DISEASE?

Have you tried to lose weight with supervised diets, medications and exercise regimens without success?

Are you seriously committed to improving your health with life long medical follow-up?

If you answered “YES” to any of these questions, you may be a candidate for Bariatric (Weight Loss Surgery). For more info, check it here: Obesity Surgery in Mexico

What is the Difference? Liposuction vs. Tummy Tuck

January 22, 2014 § Leave a comment

Many people confuse liposuction with a tummy tuck and interchange the words. However, they are two completely different procedures that offer two disparate results.

A tummy tuck, more commonly known as abdominoplasty, reduces the appearance of a sagging abdominal region by removing excess skin and fat.

Liposuction is a procedure that utilizes a special tool that literally sucks the fat from under the skin of the body. No skin is removed during the liposuction procedure – the major difference between these two cosmetic procedures.

 

Which procedure is best for me?

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Liposuction procedures help reduce fat pockets located in certain areas of the body, including the abdomen, the buttocks area, the thighs and the arms. It gets rid of excess fat deposits through a special tool. When the procedure is performed on the lower abdominal area, the results are a flatter, smoother profile.

This procedure is designed for mild to moderate pockets of fat, and is not recommended for individuals who have lost large amounts of weight, or who have a large amount of fat stored in their abdominal region.

A tummy tuck, on the other hand, removes not only excess fat in the abdominal region, but excess skin that is often left sagging or drooping after of the removal of fat. Neither liposuction nor tummy tucks are recommended as a substitute for weight loss, or adequate nutrition and exercise.

A number of procedures and techniques are utilized in both tummy tuck and liposuction procedures, but the traditional tummy tuck is still the most common. It involves a horizontal incision between the hip bones, but may also include smaller incisions around the belly button to facilitate the surgical procedure. In many cases, a tummy tuck is done in conjunction with liposuction.

 

How much will it cost me?

Tummy Tuck ProcedureCosts of liposuction depends on the severity of the area to be treated, the time spent performing the procedure, as well as how many locations an individual wishes to have liposuction performed.

In the United States, liposuction to the lower abdominal region averages $2,000, but those who wish to also include the upper abdominal region may pay an extra thousand dollars, bringing the cost to approximately $3,000.

However, individuals traveling to South American locations such as Argentina may pay an average of $3,000 for both. Visitors to India typically pay one-tenth the costs of the same procedures as offered in the US.

The cost of a tummy tuck procedure depends on the approach and method utilized. The average cost of tummy tucks in the United States range between $3,000 and $10,000, again depending on approach, technologies used, and the amount of skin and fat being removed. A tummy tuck procedure performed in India averages $2,000, while visitors to locations such as Turkey may pay around $5,000 for the same procedure.

 

Who performs tummy tucks and liposuction procedures?

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Plastic or cosmetic sugeons trained and qualified in cosmetic surgery generally perform liposuction and tummy tuck procedures. Such surgeons should have completed a minimum of two years of cosmetic or plastic surgery training, including reconstruction procedures.

Ensure that any plastic or cosmetic surgeon performing such procedures is qualified and board certified by the national and or international medical associations and organizations.

For more information about the Tummy Tuck and Liposuction procedures call us at +1.303.500.3821 or send an e-mail at info@placidway.com.

 

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Which is best for you? Tummy Tuck vs Liposuction?

December 18, 2013 § Leave a comment

Many people confuse liposuction with a tummy tuck and interchange the words. However, they are two completely different procedures that offer two disparate results. Learn their differences.

For more information about the Tummy Tuck and Liposuction procedures call us at +1.303.500.3821 or send an e-mail at info@placidway.com.

What is the Difference? Lap Band vs. Gastric Sleeve Bariatric Surgery

October 1, 2013 § Leave a comment

Overview

Individuals who have failed to lose weight or maintain weight loss following traditional diet and exercise methods, or those who are morbidly obese may well benefit from bariatric surgical procedures such as sleeve gastrectomy, or gastric sleeve, and the lap band procedures.

Lap band and gastric sleeve bariatric surgery enable individuals to lose 50% or more of the original body weight safely, and may improve overall health and wellness as well as reducing risks of co-morbidity factors – often related to obesity – including heart disease, high cholesterol, and diabetes.

 

Lap Band

A lap band procedure is a laparoscopic procedure, and is recommended for individuals with a body mass index of 40 or over.

This procedure is adjustable, meaning that an individual can have adjustments made in the degree of stricture the lap band provides. Individuals who receive lap bands can expect to lose up to 50% of their original weight.

Weight Management

The lap band procedure creates a smaller pouch in the stomach through the use of a band which is placed around the upper portion of the stomach area.

The pouch that is created by such placement of the lap band literally creates a new stomach, which reduces the amount of food that can be consumed at any given time.

The lap band can be adjusted to create a larger or smaller pouch in the stomach throughout the weight-loss process.

 

Gastric Sleeve

Gastric sleeve bariatric surgery is also known as a sleeve gastrectomy. It’s also a laparoscopic procedure typically performed on high-risk patients with a body mass of 60 or over.

This procedure permanently removes up to 85% of the stomach and is not reversible. Patients who receive a gastric sleeve or sleeve gastrectomy can expect to lose up to 100 pounds of their original body weight.

 Weight Control

The gastric sleeve or sleeve gastrectomy procedure creates a sleeve-shaped stomach that is shaped much like a banana. In this procedure, intestinal bypass is avoided, which also reduces the chance of vitamin or nutritional deficiencies.

A great portion of the stomach along the horizontal length of the stomach is removed during the procedure, creating that banana shape that reduces the amount of food that a person can intake at one sitting.

 

Which Procedure is best for me?

When choosing between the lap band or gastric sleeve procedure, talk to your doctor regarding risks and benefits of each, as well as which type of procedure you most qualify for.

The lap band is preferable to many patients because it does not require removal of the stomach or stomach muscles, nor does it require any stapling.

You can reverse or even remove, a lap band, and the size of the pouch can be adjusted through the weight-loss process based on patient needs.

 

How much does it Cost?

In the United States, the lap band procedures may range between $15,000 and $20,000, while visitors to Latin American countries such as Costa Rica or Mexico may expect to pay between $8,000 and $9,000.

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A sleeve gastrectomy or gastric sleeve procedure may cost around $20,000 in the United States, while a traveler to India may benefit from the same procedure for approximately $8,000.

Costs in international locations such as Mexico and Costa Rica are also about half the cost of the procedure performed in the US.

 

Who Performs Lap Band or Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

When searching for a bariatric surgeon to perform either a lap band procedure or a sleeve gastrectomy, it’s important for consumers to research the doctor’s qualifications and experience.

Make sure that the surgeon is certified in bariatric surgery, and provides adequate counseling regarding diet and exercise regimens before and after the procedure.

The surgeon and the facility he or she utilizes should be accredited.

The surgeon should also be a member of a domestic or international bariatric surgical association or organization.

For more information about bariatric surgery from around the world contact us.

 

 

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