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What to Expect After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery—also known as a vertical sleeve gastrectomy—is one of the newest forms of surgical weight loss. Although it is less commonly performed than other weight loss surgery procedures, it is gaining popularity because it is less invasive than a full gastric bypass and does not involve inserting a foreign body or require repeated […]

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Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Procedure

Dr. Provost addresses the pros and cons of the gastric sleeve

The vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG), also known as the sleeve gastrectomy or gastric sleeve, is gaining popularity as a surgical weight loss option for those seeking rapid results. Originally developed as a two-part procedure for patients considered too high-risk for gastric bypass surgery, the gastric […]

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Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery (also called Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, VSG, gastric sleeve, or “Sleeve”) is a surgical weight-loss procedure in which the stomach is reduced to about 25% of its original size, through surgical removal of a large portion of the stomach. The open edges are surgically stapled together to form a sleeve or tube with […]

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