What is Tube Stomach Surgery

Obesity in the world has become the second most common preventable epidemic disease after smoking.
Sleeve gastrectomy surgery, laparoscopic (closed) method and is performed under general anesthesia. Tube gastric surgery is the most common obesity surgery method. The end point of the stomach is about 3-6 cm. About 45 minutes after the procedure takes about 75-80% of gastric ° C at a portion is removed. Tube stomach surgery helps to lose weight with 3 mechanisms.

Today, it is one of the most common surgical operations in obesity. This operation of the stomach about 3 / of 4 are formed into almost the longitudinal tube portion of the stomach was removed. Due to shrinking stomach volume, early saturation causes weight loss. This surgery often Ghrelin is secreted from the stomach fundus portion (appetite hormone) decreases substantially release. People with reduced appetite post-operatively feel the need to eat less.

UK Tube Stomach Surgery is an operation in which longitudinal lam of the stomach is removed. The stomach removed in this operation is in the range of 800 ml to 2 liters. In other words, the volume of the stomach removed is between 4 and 10 cups. On the other hand, the remaining stomach is between 80-120 ml. This amount is approximately half the volume of a water glass. UK Tube Stomach Surgery In the Operation of Stomach, weight loss occurs with 2 mechanisms: Weight loss due to reduction in stomach volume and mechanical loss due to reduction of stomach movements, weight loss due to hormonal changes as a result of the removal of gastric tissue producing a substance known as Ghrelin. Ghrelin is a 28 amino-acid peptide protein produced by oxyntic cells in the upper part of the stomach called fundus. It is a strong orexigenic peptide regulated by activation of receptors in the hypothalamus or pituitary region in the brain. Each gram of stomach fundus contains 10-20 times more ghrelin than the duodenum. In other words, 80% of the hormone Ghrelin, which is secreted throughout the body, is secreted from the part of the stomach called the Fundus, which is extracted from the stomach with a Tube Stomach Surgery. As the fundus area of ​​the stomach is removed, the appetite of the stomach is decreased and the weight loss occurs.