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Gastric Bypass

Gastric Bypass with Ikon Health Care Turkey

Gastric bypass surgery, also known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, is another weight loss surgery that involves creating a small pouch from the stomach and connecting it directly to the small intestine. Like sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass surgery is also popular among health tourists.

As with any medical procedure, there are risks associated with traveling for gastric bypass surgery. In addition to the risks of the surgery itself, there may be language barriers, cultural differences, and difficulties obtaining follow-up care. It’s also important to carefully research the medical facility and the credentials of the surgeon before undergoing the procedure.

Some countries, such as Mexico and Costa Rica, are known for offering gastric bypass surgery at a lower cost than in many Western countries. However, it’s important to consider the quality of care provided, as well as any potential legal or financial issues that could arise.

It’s also worth noting that weight loss surgery is not a quick fix, and long-term success requires lifestyle changes such as healthy eating and regular exercise. Patients who undergo gastric bypass surgery or any other weight loss surgery need to commit to these changes to maintain their weight loss and prevent potential complications.

In summary, while health tourism can be a viable option for some individuals seeking weight loss surgery, it’s important to carefully weigh the risks and benefits and to thoroughly research the medical facility and the surgeon before undergoing the procedure.

İkon Diş provides service to its patients with a multidisciplinary approach with its physician staff specialized in different fields of oral and dental health.

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