Obesity Surgery


Frequently Asked Questions

First of all, the first step is to contact us for a free online consultation. After discussing with our specialist physicians whether you are a suitable patient for bariatric surgery according to your BMI index, we will have a detailed interview with you about your surgery. Next, you need to plan your arrival and return dates to Istanbul to plan your surgeon appointment and your trip to Istanbul.
Turkey is famous for health tourism, but you should be sure of the hospital you choose and your specialist doctor. Knowing this, we recommend that you follow these recommendations: You should ask for your surgeon’s diploma and professional profile, you should make sure that your procedure is done in a certified hospital, you should note that the health and tourism company you prefer to have this procedure is a registered company, you can request before / after images of other patients. In addition, its shares on social networks such as Facebook, Instagram and YouTube will also give you an idea about the center where the transaction will take place.

No, it is not necessary to bring a companion, but we recommend it. Generally, our patients come with someone as it is a major surgery that will bring you significant changes in your life. But when you want to come alone, Dr. As the Can Aesthetic team, we meet all your needs here and support you in your post-operative period. Apart from all medical services and appointments, we also organize services during your stay, such as accommodation and transportation from your arrival to your departure.

After your surgery, you will meet directly at the hospital with a nutritionist who will explain to you exactly the diet you should follow. From the moment you receive your diet and return to your country, we will always be following your process with online nutrition tracking. You can contact our line at any time you see fit.
Since bariatric surgeries are not seriously invasive surgeries, the most likely complications are intra-abdominal leaks. These emergent leaks may occur within the first 48 hours, a type of complication due to tissue scarring. During this time, you will still be in Istanbul and our healthcare team will take care of you personally. On the other hand, remember that you can reach us from our 24/7 support line even when you return to your country.

Before coming to Istanbul, you should contact our free online consultation line 2-3 weeks before your estimated travel dates. This allows Dr. As the Can Aesthetic team to check the availability of our team and doctors, and to plan your appointment and medical travel plan. You must stay at least 6 days-5 nights in Istanbul. However, Dr. As the Can Aesthetic team, we always recommend our patients to add 1-2 more days if possible.


Sleeve Gastrectomy (Tube Stomach Surgery)

Gastric sleeve surgery is one of the surgical operations applied to obesity patients. Sleeve Gastrectomy, a popular weight loss surgery procedure, can also be used in diabetes surgery. Approximately 80% of the stomach is removed and a small stomach area is left for the patient to continue feeding. Seeleve Gastrectomy (Stomach Tube) method can also be preferred in obese and morbidly obese patients with high BMI. However, the decision of the surgical procedure belongs to the doctor and the expert team.

Transit Bipartition

Transit bipartition surgery is the name given to the operation of removing up to 70% of the stomach of obesity patients, as well as removing the relevant parts of the intestine that secrete the absorption of sugar and hormones. This surgery, which was first performed in 2012, was tried by Santoro and was successful. This surgical procedure, which is performed to regulate metabolic syndrome and aid weight loss, has a restrictive and restrictive (malabsorptive) mechanism of action and is a popular surgical method.


Loop Bipartition

Loop Bipartition is a metabolic surgery method preferred in obesity patients with type 2 diabetes, rather than weight loss surgery. Loop Bipartition, Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Transit Bipartition is a surgical method that combines the effective aspects of surgical procedures. After loop bipartition surgery, only one-third of the food consumed after the surgery progresses and is digested normally, and 70% of the stomach is removed.

Duodenal Switch

Duodenal Switch, which is an operation method created by combining Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy methods, is a type of surgery in which 80% of the stomach is removed. After the operation, only 1 – 2 liters of gastric room remains. This surgical procedure, which provides 70% or more weight loss, is applied to diabetes patients with a high body mass index.


Mini Gastric Bypass

Mini Gastric Bypass is one of the shortest and easiest to apply surgery types, which is one of the important methods of weight loss surgery, also known as obesity surgery. The most important advantage of this method is that it saves time and is economical.

Mini Gastric Bypass surgery; It provides great control in the treatment of metabolic disorders such as type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia. In Mini Gastric Bypass surgery, which has a shorter operation time and is a more economical weight loss surgery method than other weight loss surgery methods, both the stomach is reduced and the part of the small intestine that performs food absorption is removed.


SADI-S surgery is one of the preferred surgical methods for both weight loss surgery and diabetes patients. This surgery is bilateral and is performed by using both weight loss surgery and metabolic surgery methods together. SADI-S surgery can also be performed with laparoscopic surgery. SADI – S surgery, which is preferred for the solution of problems that accompany obesity such as diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, also ensures that the diet that the patient will follow afterward is maintained more smoothly.


Gastric Balloon

Mini gastric balloon is one of the simplest weight loss surgery methods especially applied to obesity patients. The surgical intervention takes about 15-20 minutes and the patient returns to his daily life on the same day after the surgery. In mini gastric balloon surgery, food intake is prevented as the patient’s stomach volume decreases significantly. Thus, the patient can lose weight much more easily. After gastric balloon surgery, the patient loses 6 to 8 kilos. The balloon placed in the patient’s stomach with a simple surgical method remains in the patient’s stomach for 6-12 months and is then removed from the patient’s stomach in about 10 minutes.

RnY Gastric Bypass

RnY Gastric Bypass surgery is one of the surgical methods in which both bariatric surgery and metabolic surgery methods are used together, just like SADI – S surgery. RnY Gastric Bypass surgery, which is one of the most used types of surgery in the USA and Europe, ensures that the patient is satisfied even with small portions after the surgery. In addition, the absorption of food is significantly reduced. After RnY Gastric Bypass surgery, the patient’s hormones are also balanced and appetite is significantly reduced.


What is a Gastric Balloon?

What is a Gastric Balloon? A gastric balloon, also known as slimming gastric balloon, is used for the treatment of obesity and excessive weight gain.

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