Hello Omer, can we get to know you?

Hello I am Associate Professor Doctor Ömer Yoldaş, born in 1977 in Adana. After finishing the Faculty of Medicine at 9 Eylül University, I was a General Surgery Specialist at Ankara Numune Education Research Hospital.

What are your areas of expertise?

Special interests include laparoscopic surgery, obesity and metabolic surgery and oncologic surgery.

What is tube stomach surgery, who can have this operation?

Tube stomach surgery is a surgical procedure that facilitates the transition to a healthy life in patients who are unable to lose weight by diet, exercise and lifestyle regulation. Patients with a body mass index above 40 and body mass index between 35 and 40 can be administered in patients with comorbid conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and sleep apnea syndrome.

How does the slimming process after tube stomach surgery occur?

In tube stomach surgery, eighty percent of the patients’ mides are removed. The part of the stomach that is removed is also the part where the hormone Ghrelin is secreted. Therefore, both the appetite is reduced and the diet is started with fewer eaters and given dietary supplements.

Does the tube become painful during and after stomach surgery?

Since the operation is a closed procedure, there is not much complaint about pain after the early postoperative period.

What are the precautions to be taken in tube gastric surgery?

Patients who will have stomach surgery need concepts to wait for miraculous surgery, regulate their eating habits after surgery, and that active sports are important. So the lead is not me here, it is the individuals who have surgery.

What do you recommend for those who are afraid of tube stomach surgery?

It is normal for every person to worry about making an operation decision, but the risks that obesity has to know are certainly far too much from the risks of surgery. As a result, the decision to perform surgery will eliminate us from any health problems that have come with obesity and obesity. The best way is to share experiences from people who have had this surgery.

Many expats in Europe is coming to Turkey for you. How does this process work?

I consult with our patients who have consulted with the operation request and I inform them about the concerns and the operation process. Our patients who are accepted to be operated are taken from the airport and brought to our hospital with the service that our hospital provides. I am performing the operations of the patients who are in compliance with the ameliyat by making preparations. We are admitted for two days. Hotel accommodation after discharge is also provided. I then do the final checks of our patients and our dietician gives nutrition training. And then we send our patients back to their homes with confidence.