Skip to main content

Affordable Gastric Sleeve Surgery in India

Gastric Sleeve done to Perfection in Indian Hospitals

Medical tourism has been benefiting patients especially those in advanced countries like the USA and the UK, where cost of surgical procedures is so high that they cannot afford it, even with an insurance cover. People with morbid obesity, who do not respond to traditional methods of weight loss are advised bariatric surgery. This surgery is highly recommended if they also have other conditions such as cardiovascular issues and diabetes, which are quite common in these cases.

Bariatric surgery, a process in which surgeons use laparoscopic techniques to conduct gastric bypass process or to remove a part of the stomach also known as gastric sleeve, varies from around $ 20000 to $ 25000 in the USA. The same laparoscopic gastric sleeve surgery in India costs around $ 6000 or even less. You get the same standard of care, quality and skilled surgeons in India as in the USA or UK but for a fraction of the cost that you would have to pay in your home country. Even including the cost of air travel, the overall cost is far less than what they would pay in their home country.

If you are also suffering from obesity and need a long term effective solution, which you can afford, it is time you should look at hospitals in India. Hospitals in India are equipped with the latest equipments and with a panel of highly qualified and skilled surgeons. Bariatric surgery is a complex procedure and requires highly trained and experienced surgeons to do the job.

Gastric sleeve, also known as vertical sleeve gastrectomy involves reducing the size of the stomach by around 70%. This is done by using staples to stitch portions of the stomach, making it a narrow sleeve. This reduces the capacity of the stomach to hold or accept food, which in turn reduces the patient’s food intake resulting in massive weight loss.
Sleeve Gastrectomy in India
Affordable Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy in India
Not only that, the portion of the stomach which is responsible for secretion of hunger stimulating hormone- Ghrelin is removed resulting in reduced feeling of hunger. Gastric sleeve, thus, works on two mechanisms- restriction in the amount of food that the stomach can hold and reducing the feeling of hunger resulting in massive weight loss.  .

The patient needs to stay in the hospital for 3-4 days after the surgery under medical supervision to make sure he/ she is healing well. A week in India is required for adequate recovery before you can head back home.

Gastric sleeve is a life changing surgery and we at IndiCure help you make an informed decision about the surgery. We have on our panel few of the best bariatric surgeons in India with large number of successful cases done at state-of-the-art hospitals in India. 
Medical Tourism with IndiCure
IndiCure only associated with the Best Hospitals and Top Bariatric Surgeons in India.

Popular posts from this blog

Spinal Stenosis - Treatment, Surgery and Cost of Spine Surgery in India

Spinal Stenosis Almost everyone experiences low back pain at some point in life. Majority of them do not require any intervention and the pain simply relieves on its own. However, for a few, the pain is persistent and becomes worse with time.
The most common cause for back pain, as you get older, is spinal stenosis or narrowing of one or more areas of the spine, which most often results from narrowing of the spinal canal over time. 
By the time people reach 50, most people’s spine show at least some signs of age-related wear and tear of the disks and of facet joints, which can grow to be enlarged and arthritic. 
Read More About Spinal Stenosis

These changes can exert pressure on the spinal cord and nerves leading to pain, numbness or weakness in arms or legs or other problems adversely affecting the quality of your life.

Your neck and lower back are the most common parts to be affected by spinal stenosis; in the neck, it is called cervical spinal stenosis. 
Cervical spinal stenosis can cau…

Triple Bypass Heart Surgery in India– Important Things to know

What is triple bypass heart surgery?
Though it may sound like a completely different heart surgery, triple bypass heart surgery is a type of open-heart bypass surgery only. It is called triple bypass because the number of grafts done in this procedure is three. It is important to understand CABG (Coronary Artery Bypass Graft) or heart bypass surgery first, to understand what triple heart bypass surgery is.
The arteries that supply blood to the heart for its functioning are called Coronary arteries. Any block in the coronary artery may lead to the disruption in the normal working (pumping of blood to the body) of the heart and lead to a heart attack.  The blockage in the coronary arteries is referred to as coronary artery disease and if it is severe, the blood flow to the heart can be completely stopped which can be fatal. 
This blockage can be treated by medicine alone if the blockage is small, but if the blockage is severe, one would require a heart bypass surgery or a CABG( Coronary Ar…

Brain tumour Surgery in India

Brain tumour Surgery
A brain tumour is still a dreaded disease. If your loved one is detected with a brain tumour, it is very natural for you to get upset and look for the best hospital for brain tumour surgery in your country. It is also natural for you to become more concerned if the most advanced facility for brain tumour surgery is not available near you or you have to travel abroad like to India for best hospital for the brain tumour in India. 
Many people from countries like Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana, Uganda, Sudan and other African countries travel abroad to India for best hospitals for brain tumour surgery. Many patients from countries in the middle east like UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and many from Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran and other countries come to India for affordable brain tumour surgery. The advantage of coming to India for them lies in the fact that the cost of brain tumour or even brain cancer surgery in India is much less as compared to what one would  pay in countri…