Medical Information

Preoperative tests

  • Blood examination (always - download here)

  • X-ray of the chest (depending on the judgment of doctor)

  • ECG (depending on the judgment of the doctor)

  • Barium swallow test (in case of redo-procedure band to bypass)

Preoperative diets

In some cases, the doctor will require the patients to lose weight (mainly to reduce the size of the liver)

 

Hospitalisation

Standard:

Lap Gastric Banding: 1 night

Lap Gastric Bypass and Sleeve: 2 nights

 

Follow-up

10 days after surgery: visit general practitioner to check the healing of the wounds

6 weeks after surgery: start taking multivitamins

6 months after surgery: bloodtest (download here)

1 year after surgery: bloodtest (download here)