Western Surgical Bariatric Center - Home of the Lapband Rockies

Sign Up For Our
Special Event!

HERE

Contact Us:





* Enter the characters below:

captcha

I agree to the Terms of Use
  • Calculate your BMI:

    Height: feet inches

    Weight: pounds

    Your BMI:


The Procedure

Gastric Sleeve Procedure Denver

What you can expect

This procedure is almost always done laparoscopically through five small incisions in the abdomen. Laparoscopic surgery usually results in a shorter hospital stay, faster recovery, smaller scars, and less pain than open surgical procedures. The surgical procedure takes 1-2 hours with approximately 1-2 hours in the recovery room following surgery. The Sleeve Gastrectomy procedure does require one night stay in the hospital, but most patients return home the day after the procedure. The first day after surgery, we will get a swallow study with x-rays to evaluate the gastric sleeve.