Obesity treatment at Kardiolita Hospital (Vilnius) for patients coming from Europe, Asia, and other locations
If you are thinking about weight loss surgery with long-term outcomes at affordable price, then you may want to spend a few more minutes on this page.
At Kardiolita medical reports related to your weight loss issue are carefully studied by a group of bariatric surgeons together with dieticians, psychologists, and endocrinologists. It is done to qualify or not qualify you as a candidate for weight loss surgery. If the answer is negative, you will be prescribed conservative therapy including specific physical exercises and diet.
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In case the bariatric team gives you green light, they will explain you all benefits and risks of the following weight loss surgical options performed by the unit of bariatrics at Kardiolita Hospital:
- Gastric bypass is a minimally invasive procedures under general anesthesia during which stomach and digestive tract is reduced creating less space for food and provoking quicker sense of fullness. After gastric bypass you lose up to 80% of your excess body weight if you strictly follow postoperative recommendations
- Gastric sleeve is a minimally invasive procedures under general anesthesia during which stomach is reduced by 70 per cent. To achieve long-term results following sleeve gastrectomy you should change your eating habits by separating liquids and solids, eating smaller meals 5-6 times a day, and avoiding unhealthy food high in fat.
- Gastric plication is a minimally invasive procedure under general anesthesia during which large folds are made in your stomach lining limiting food intake. You can lose up to 100 per cent of excess weight under the condition of strict observance of medical advice.
- Gastric band is a minimally invasive procedure under general anesthesia during which a ring is placed around your stomach and can be repositioned with time. After gastric band you may lose up over 0,5 kg in 7 days.
Specialists in bariatrics at Kardiolita Hospital will inform you about the need to consult a plastic surgeon if your body state requires.
After weight loss surgery at Kardiolita you will have to stay 3 more days at the hospital. During that period doctors with monitor your health condition, prescribe required medication, and develop your personal diet. After returning home you will be able to resume work in a week.
Applying to Kardiolita or any other medical facility offering weight loss surgery, you should remember that you win the battle only if you change your eating habits and your lifestyle as recommended by your bariatrician.
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