Sleeve gastrectomy (often called the sleeve) is a laparoscopic procedure, which removes approximately 80 percent of your stomach.
The remaining stomach is a tubular pouch in the shape of a sleeve.
After surgery, three main factors work together to contribute to your weight loss:
You may lose up to 55-to-60 percent of your excess weight during the first year after surgery.
Typically, weight loss surgery is only explored with candidates who have a BMI greater than 30 and are unable to fully meet their weight loss goals through our less invasive programs, and those with significant health complications related to weight, including:
If you're ready to get started on your weight loss journey, email or call our Weight Loss Patient Coordinator today at 425.544.2000.
You can also learn more at our free weight loss seminars. Get dates and register online.