Gastric sleeve procedure involves reducing the size of stomach. In Obese individual, Stomach not only changes in size to allow person to eat more in one go, but it also tilts the hormonal balance towards eating more and calorie preservation. During the operation up to ¾ of the stomach is removed by dividing it. It helps by reducing the amount of food that can be eaten at one time & resetting the hormonal balance. People are able to looses 60-80% of their excess weight.
In common language, Sleeve gastrectomy is “cutting or resizing” the stomach to banana or sleeve shape. It’s a very effective weight loss surgery as it makes patient to get satisfied and feel full with lesser quantity of food and it changes the energy dynamics of body from preservation mode to expenditure mode. So, one eat less and burn more which helps in loosing weight.