In gastric sleeve surgery, part of the stomach is removed to make it smaller. This leaves a vertical sleeve, or tube, about the size of a banana. With a smaller stomach, you will feel less hungry and feel full a lot sooner than you are used to. This can help you eat less and lose weight.
Current as of:
December 27, 2021
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: Steven J. Atlas MD, MPH - Internal Medicine
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