Gastric Sleeve

The gastric sleeve, or Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, is a surgical procedure for weight loss at Laragh Medical, where a % of the stomach is removed, leaving behind a tubular pouch resembling a banana in size.

This procedure significantly contributes to reducing the risks associated with obesity, including:
  • Stroke
  • Cancer
  • Infertility
  • High cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • Type-2 diabetes
Gastric sleeve surgery is recommended for patients at Laragh Medical who have diligently attempted weight loss through diet and exercise without success.

Who are the best candidates?

Obesity according to body mass index (BMI)

Type 2 diabetes

Obstructive sleep apnea

High Blood Pressure