What steps are involved in preparing for gastric sleeve surgery?

What steps are involved in preparing for gastric sleeve surgery?

Preparing for your gastric sleeve surgery involves a comprehensive and supportive process designed to ensure you are fully prepared, both physically and mentally, for your procedure. This extensive preparation includes a detailed medical assessment to minimize surgery risks and optimize outcomes. Our dedicated patient coordinators will be with you every step of the way, facilitating meetings with a team of specialists including the surgeon, a bariatric nurse, and your main coach, the assigned bariatric dietitian. An anesthesiologist will also be part of your care team to discuss the anesthesia aspect of your surgery.

To establish a thorough health and vitamin baseline, you’ll undergo basic bloodwork and an electrocardiogram. Depending on your specific health needs, additional tests such as gastroscopy or further cardiac evaluations may be required. While comprehensive, our goal is to make this preparation process as streamlined and stress-free as possible, ensuring that you feel ready and confident as you approach your surgery date. Most of our patients find the process straightforward and are able to complete it quickly, thanks to the guidance and support of our expert team.

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