FAQs Gastric Sleeve
Gastric Sleeve Frequent Asked Questions
Prior to gastric sleeve surgery the patient has to be in a pre-op diet. This diet will depend on the patient’s BMI, the diet can start from 20 to 10 days prior to surgery. It’s high protein, low fat and low carbs. Then a few days prior to surgery, clear liquids diet.
The post-operative diet is a progressive diet, that change the phase week by week until the 4th week after surgery, when the complete diet starts. The fist week post-op starts with clear liquids, second week is complete liquids and the 3rd week soft food (pureed).
After this the patient can have a complete diet, taking care of choosing the best quality of food and make long term healthy habits.
Bariatric Surgery in México - Testimonial - Dr. Lopez - Gastric Sleeve
Gastric Sleeve by single incision. ALO Bariatrics
WHAT TO PACK
WHAT CAN I EXPECT DURING MY STAY?
Our coordinators will be assisting you in any concerns you have during your stay.Our medical team will take care of everything that correspond them.You will have the best services and high quality facilities.
REQUIRED TESTS AFTER SURGERY
Prior to surgery we perform to our patients General exams focused in the cardiovascular system. Blood work: complete blood count, coagulation times and blood chemistry. After surgery we suggest our patients to monitor their health by doing some lab test. The Laboratory tests may be at the 3rd, 9th an 15th month after surgery. And those may include:
— CBC (complete blood count),
— Blood Chemistry,
— Total protein,
— Iron tests,
— Vitamins and trace minerals,