Gastric bypass Tunisia
Your gastric bypass surgery in Tunisia
Gastric bypass surgery is a restrictive and a malabsorptive procedure that reduces the size of the stomach into a small pouch while restricting the amount of food ingested by the body. A short circuit of a part of the stomach along with the middle part of the small intestine allows food to bypass the rest of the stomach and 1 meter of intestines. This evacuation reduces the ability to assimilate food.
Gastric bypass is for people with an important overweight with a BMI (Body Mass Index) greater than 35. BMI is calculated through dividing weight by height squared.
Gastric bypass results in Tunisia
A person of average height of 1.70 m (5.6 feet) with a BMI equal to 40 kg / m2 may lose 65 to 70% of the excess weight which corresponds approximately to a weight loss of 35-40 kg (77-88 pound).
Before gastric bypass surgery
A preoperative assessment is required by the surgeon including detailed blood tests, a chest radio, abdominal ultrasound, electrocardiogram (ECG) and an endoscopy.
Gastric Bypass procedure
The gastric bypass procedure is operated with laparoscopic camera.
|Type of anaesthesia||Surgery length||Clinical stay||Total length of stay|
|General anaesthesia||3h||7 nights||10 nights|
Gastric bypass Tunisia: Postoperative care
Vomiting might happen during the postoperative period followed by a rapid return to normal.
A diet is recommended the first 3 weeks. The first week will be liquid food while the second week till the the 3rd week will be mixed food. It’s important to mix the meat the first 3 months after surgery and food well chewed.
Complications of the gastric bypass
In a few cases, we may note nutritional deficiencies, hypoglycemia following meals or constipation.
Post-operative follow up
Gastric bypass recovery in Tunisia
The day after surgery, you will have a postoperative consultation with the bariatric surgeon. Hospital staff will accompany you through your convalescence in the clinic but also in the hotel providing you with the required care if need be.
Follow up back home
The surgeon continues to follow through your postoperative progress by all means of communication. If required, our surgeon can contact a surgeon in your city or even follow up with your doctor.
Gastric bypass cost in Tunisia
Cosmetic Tour offers the gastric bypass surgery at the lowest price worldwide with the best value of 4900 euro or 5600 USD.