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Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty

SURGERY NOT NEEDED

Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty

Overview

Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty is a new type of weight loss procedure. The size of the stomach is reduced using an endoscopic suturing device without the need for surgery . This procedure is recommended if you are significantly overweight (body mass index of 30 or more) and haven ‘

The procedure can lead to significant weight loss by limiting how much you can eat. However, you need to make permanent changes to your diet and get regular physical activity to ensure the success of the endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty. 

Our team offers endoscopic gastric sleeve gastroplasty as part of a 12 month comprehensive and medically supervised weight loss program. [/ vc_column_text] [/ vc_column] [/ vc_row]

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Endoscopic gastric sleeve can help reduce your risk of serious weight-related health problems, including:

-High Blood Pressure

  • Diabetes
  • Fatty liver
  • High Cholesterol
  • Heart disease
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Hip & Knee Pain
  • Risk Of Heart Attack
  • Cancer Related Obesity 

Our team is dedicated to helping you lose weight so you can live a healthier life. The Endoscopic Gastric Sleeve is a safe and effective procedure. It can result in almost as much weight loss as bariatric surgery. [/ vc_column_text] [/ vc_column] [/ vc_row]

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The procedure is available to people whose body mass index is above 30 who have been unsuccessful maintaining weight loss with other methods. [/ vc_column_text] [/ vc_column] [/ vc_row]

How Does It Work?

An Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty reduces the size of the stomach without surgery by using a thin, flexible tube to create a smaller stomach. This non surgical, reversible procedure limits the amount of food a person is able to consume by 3-4 ounces.

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While under general anesthesia, an endoscope with an attached suturing innovative device is introduced into the stomach through the mouth. Approximately 10-12 sutures are placed to bring together the walls of the stomach and reduce it’s size by nearly 80%. [/ vc_column_text] [/ vc_column] [/ vc_row]
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Although each person is different and may experience different results,

You may experience abdominal discomfort or nausea for a day or two, but will be able to go back to work or similar activities within three to five days after the procedure. 

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Special dietary guidelines will be provided to help your body adjust to the changed anatomy of the stomach. Post-procedure diet will begin with clear liquids and advance progressively to solid foods within our team recommended guidelines.

To maintain a healthy weight, it’s important that you commit to lifestyle changes. Your diet should limit the intake of calories according to the doctor’s recommendation, and should consist of foods allowed by the guidelines, eaten at the proper times. Regular exercise is also an important part of the process.

Applying a set of suggested body products is an important part of helping you keep a healthy image during the weight loss process. These products will help lose fat tissue, remove excess skin as the body shrinks in size, and provide the skin with nutrients to properly adapt to your changing figure.

Results

The amount of weight you lose depends on how much you change your lifestyle habits. However, studies of patients who have undergone the endoscopic gastric sleeve gastroplasty have shown promising results. The lose is between 45 – 60 % of your extra body weight.

FINANCING

The cost of the procedure includes the following:

-Hospital admission and stay for 24 hours

-Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty

-Anesthesia

-Follow up visits

-Nutritional support for 3 months

Financing options are available for patients from USA and Mexico.

Accommodations

Special discounted fare is available to those traveling to Reynosa, Mexico for the procedure at the Holiday Inn Zona Dorada. The hotel is located half a block away from our outpatient clinic and a block away from the Santander Hospit

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You are in professional hands

Dr. Juan Carlos Carames performs the endoscopic gastric sleeve after being trained in New York city by Dr. Michele Kahaleh, world renowned expert and creator of endoscopic interventional procedures. Dr. Carames is the first one to introduce the endoscopic gastric sleeve to Mexico and the majority of Latin America.

Dr. Juan Carlos Caramés Aranda
Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy
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