Gastric Sleeve in Mallorca

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Gastric sleeve operation in Palma de Mallorca

Lose weight with one of the most innovative surgeries in bariatric surgery.


Time of intervention:

1-2 hours






1 day



15 days

What is gastric sleeve?

The gastric sleeve is a technique used to achieve a reduction of the stomach through surgery, with the aim of reducing its capacity, limiting food consumption and achieving weight loss.

The gastric sleeve also reduces the production of ghrelin, which is a hormone that stimulates appetite. Therefore, this procedure also helps to reduce hunger, which contributes to weight loss.

What is the Gastric Sleeve operation?

The gastric sleeve is an intervention that is characterized by being minimally invasive with the patient, since it is carried out by means of a laparoscopy that lasts between 60 and 90 minutes.

Thanks to this surgical procedure, a reduction of the stomach of between 75% and 80% is achieved, which allows the patient to feel a feeling of satiety with a limited consumption of food and distribute the caloric expenditure throughout the day.

In order to introduce laparoscopy, doctors administer general anesthesia and make between 2 to 5 small incisions in the patient’s abdomen, and thus be able to remove most of the stomach, giving it a tubular shape.

All this procedure requires a previous evaluation process and hospitalization by the professionals at Doctor Life Clinic Mallorca in order to reduce the risk of side effects or complications.

For what type of patient is it indicated?

Candidates to undergo surgery for a gastric sleeve are those who are severely overweight or specifically what is known as morbid obesity, which are those whose BMI exceeds 40.

Similarly, it is a recommended treatment for those suffering from a disease related to overweight, such as metabolic syndrome, hypertension, diabetes or sleep apnea.

The reason why this procedure is recommended in this type of patients is because obesity is an extremely important risk factor for a large number of diseases, and this surgery not only comes to reduce that risk, but also to improve the quality of life and well-being.

Before and After the Gastric Sleeve

Among the information that every Doctor Life patient should know is the before and after gastric sleeve procedure. The first thing is to know that like any surgical procedure requires a series of examinations and previous evaluations, and a healthy diet to avoid complications.

Once the gastric sleeve is performed, the patient must go through a postoperative process consisting of 2 days in the hospital and then follow the recovery at home, with the help of analgesics.

It is also essential that the person adopts healthy lifestyle habits, first following a liquid diet and with the passing of the days integrating solid foods progressively. Finally, a nutrition professional will follow up for two years to optimize results.

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Testimonials and opinions of our clients after the Gastric Sleeve

The good prestige that the professionals and methods offered by Doctor Life Clinics have is based on all the testimonials and opinions of the patients. testimonials and opinions offered by people who have undergone a gastric sleeve procedure. All of these stories demonstrate positive results in weight loss and a high level of satisfaction.

Frequently Asked Questions about Gastric Sleeve

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After going through a gastric sleeve process and following all the steps of a food plan and habits, you can lose between 25 and 60 kilos between 6 and 12 months after surgery. Maintaining an adequate weight will depend on the discipline that the patient has when it comes to permanently adopting healthy lifestyle habits.

Although the price of the gastric sleeve at the Doctor Life Clinic can vary depending on several factors, the cost is from 11,850 euros. In any case, it is best to request a first appointment and receive all the necessary information about the procedures and their costs.

The gastric sleeve is contraindicated for all people who do not successfully pass the previous evaluation, that is, who do not meet the BMI weight criteria or who have a disease that represents a risk against surgery.

On the other hand, although it is a minimally invasive intervention and the risks are low, there are always some side effects that may occur and that the patient should know, such as gastric reflux, alterations in the sense of taste, low tolerance to cold and low tolerance to alcohol.

In more severe and less frequent cases, hair loss, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, lack of energy.

Although they are similar procedures, gastric bypass creates a small pouch in the upper part of the stomach, connecting directly to the small intestine, which results in greater absorption of nutrients. While the gastric sleeve uses the technique of partial removal of the stomach to decrease its size and capacity.

The postoperative recovery process of the gastric sleeve can vary in each patient, taking into account the side effects and the care that is taken, however, the recovery usually lasts about a week. After this, the patient can resume their daily activities normally.

It is important that in the postoperative process a liquid-based diet is taken, and solid foods begin to be progressively integrated, only when the doctor indicates it.

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