What Is Gastric Sleeve Surgery?
How Is Gastric Sleeve Surgery Recovery?
What Are The Risks of Gastric Sleeve Surgery?
Overall, sleeve gastrectomy is a safe procedure that has been done thousands of times in roughly the same fashion for similar, obese patients. However, it is an intrusive inpatient procedure and with that, it carries some risks.
Staple Line Leak
● Gastric bypass does carry some risks, including the risk of infection, internal bleeding, and a staple line link which can be quite serious.
● The typical gastric bypass patient can expect to go back to work within a few weeks post surgery, however actual recovery back to full activities will take several months.