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The journey to a healthy new you starts at UofL Health. Our surgeons specialize in a wide variety of weight loss surgery options, including sleeve gastrectomy (also called gastric sleeve). They usually perform the procedure laparoscopically, which means you may be home in as little as 48 hours and back to normal activities within a week.
Learn more below. Then call 502.513.6026 or register here for a free weight loss surgery seminar near you. It’s a great chance to meet the team, ask questions and see if a procedure can help you find life-changing results.
During this procedure, your surgeon creates a thin, vertical sleeve of stomach using a stapling device, and removes the rest of the stomach (up to 85%). The sleeve is about the size of a banana, limiting the amount of food you can eat and helping you feel full sooner. It also allows for normal digestion and absorption; food passes through the digestive tract in the usual order, allowing it to be fully absorbed in the body.
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