Metabolic Surgery in Istanbul, Turkey
Metabolic surgery in Istanbul is surgical procedures used in the treatment of metabolic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes and hypertension.
Furthermore, metabolic syndrome is a group of metabolic disorders that usually occur together. Main causes of Metabolic syndrome are obesity, physical inactivity, increasing age and genetics.
On the other hand, metabolic syndrome greatly increases your risk of developing following metabolic disorders:
- Diabetes (elevated blood sugar)
- Hypertension (elevated blood pressure)
- Dyslipidemia (elevated blood cholesterol and lipids)
Unfortunately these metabolic diseases lead patients to heart disease and stroke.
While diet and exercise are essential in the management of diabetes, many patients are unable to achieve and maintain a healthy weight through exercise and diet only.
Therefore, diabetic patients who do not want to take lifelong medication and want to reverse diabetes should consider metabolic surgical procedures.
Furthermore, we work with the best bariatric surgeons and gastroenterologists who perform metabolic surgery at our state-of-the-art clinics and technologically advanced JCI accredited hospitals in Istanbul.
Common metabolic surgical procedures are:
- Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
- Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
These are minimally invasive surgical procedures similar to bariatric surgery procedures for obese patients.
Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that converts the stomach into a long narrow tube about the shape and size of a banana. This limits the amount of food the patient can consume and improves the effect of intestinal hormones to reduce blood sugar.
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass is also a minimally invasive surgical procedure that creates a small pouch in the upper stomach that is then connected to the lower part of the small intestine. Therefore food is diverted by this bypass and is only absorbed in a short portion of the intestines.