Benefits of bariatric surgery

When obesity is profound, it seriously puts health at risk, and it is difficult to correct it with hygienic dietary methods and physical activity; but bariatric surgery can restore the person to the health and well-being that he needs.

Now minimal laparoscopic access techniques avoid large incisions that caused morbidity and mortality; With these, greater precision, quick recovery, less surgical pain, brief disability and little damage to the body are achieved.

This program is offered at the National Center for Minimal Access and Laparoscopic Surgery of Havana, by a multidisciplinary team according to the needs of the patient, and is complemented with reconstructive surgery in those patients who need it.

Information about the Bariatric Surgery program

Patients with a diagnosis of: Morbid obesity

Treatment: Gastric Sleeve / Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass.

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First Stage: Evaluation

The patient can perform this stage on an outpatient basis or hospitalized in the medical institution requiring no more than 72 hours.

This stage includes: Multidisciplinary evaluation (surgeon, psychologist, endocrinologist, cardiologist and anesthetist), blood tests (includes hormonal studies), abdominal ultrasound, upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, electrocardiogram and chest radiography.

Evaluation stage price: $ 837.00 USD

Second Stage: Surgery

This stage includes: hospitalization for three nights in a private room with breakfast, lunch and dinner. Preoperative service, right to the salon, anesthesia and postoperative resuscitation. Postoperative fluoroscopy and surgical biopsy.

Proposed surgical procedure: Laparoscopic gastric sleeve / Gastric bypass.

Gastric sleeve price: $ 4,715.00 USD

Gastric Bypass Price: $ 5,215.00 USD

Total Cost of the Program

Gastric Sleeve Cost: $ 5,552.00 USD

Gastric Bypass Cost: $ 6,052.00 USD

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This program does not include:

Accommodation and meals for the companion

It does not include the cost of supplies (mechanical suturers) which is around an additional 800 USD.

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Bariatric Surgery Programs