Tube stomach surgery is an obesity surgery performed by surgical removal of approximately 80% of the stomach. The newly created stomach causes less food intake due to the significantly reduced volume compared to normal stomach.
Obesity Treatment Methods
Sleeve Gastrectomy (Laparoscopic Tube Stomach Operation)
Secondary weight loss mechanism is lack of secretion of hunger hormone called “ghrelin”. Tube stomach surgeries are also performed by laparoscopic method. Surgery is performed by entering into abdominal cavity through small incisions.