Weight Loss Surgery in Malaga

1 Weight Loss Surgery Centers, offering over 5 treatments in Malaga
Vithas Xanit International Hospital Verified

Xanit International Hospital is the leading private hospital on the Costa del Sol. It is located in Benalmádena, approximately 15 minutes drive from Malaga Airport and 20 minutes from Marbella. We provide complete bariatric surgical care and have the expertise to manage the most challenging and complex conditions. We offer comprehensive evaluations before surgery and follow-up care after surgery.

I am delighted with the treatment I received at the Vithas Xanit International Hospital, not only with my operation, but also with the follow-up that has been done to my daughter, who is also a patient of this wonderful hospital. All the staff of the center and the doctors who have followed my case have treated me with great kindness and have explained at every moment the steps to follow. We visited this hospital before because my wife and I had a medical check-up and we were delighted. Thanks again to those responsible for Patient Care, Nursing, Physicians, etc. for their professionalism and kindness these days. Estoy encantado con el trato que he recibido en el Hospital Vithas Xanit Internacional, ya no solo con mi operación, sino también con el seguimiento que se le ha hecho a mi hija, que también es paciente de este estupendo hospital. Todo el personal del centro y los doctores que han seguido mi caso me han tratado con una gran amabilidad y me han explicado en cada momento los pasos a seguir. Ya visitamos este hospital con anterioridad porque mi mujer y yo nos hicimos un chequeo médico y quedamos encantados. Dar las gracias de nuevo a las responsables de Atención al Paciente, Enfermería, Médicos, etc. por su profesionalidad y amabilidad en estos días.
June 2018
My visit to the hospital was excellent, not only for the treatment received but also for the professionalism of the specialists who treated me. I have been very satisfied with the service they have given me. Mi visita al hospital fue excelente, no sólo por el trato recibido sino también por la profesionalización de los especialistas que me atendieron. He quedado muy satisfecho con el servicio que me han prestado.
June 2018
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Weight Loss Surgery

It is a well-known fact that exercising and eating well are the best ways to lose weight. However many people have tried and tested those methods for years and still can’t lose the desired weight—which can negatively impact their health and well-being.

The more obese a person is, the more likely he or she to develop health problems. Mild obesity involving a body mass index (BMI) of 30+, poses less threat to health than morbid obesity (BMI 40+). Among the most common health problems that might be experienced by overweight persons are the risk of heart attack, congestive heart failure, sudden cardiac death and chest pain.

High blood pressure is also common in adults who are obese than in those who are at a healthy weight. For patients in this frustrating situation, weight loss surgery can be viable option to reshape their lives.

Weight loss surgery is a serious surgical procedure that aims to reduce the size of the stomach and cut food intake by limiting the amount of calories you can eat and speeding up the digestion of food to prevent a large number of calories being absorbed by the body.

Weight loss surgery is a life-changing experience that can help improve your overall health, social life and self-esteem.

 

Weight Loss Surgery Treatments

Bariatric surgery (weight-loss surgery) includes a variety of procedures designed to suit each patient’s condition and weight problem. The result is that the amount of food the patient eats is reduced. A factor in the success of any bariatric surgery is that it helps patients to follow a healthier pattern of eating after the surgery.

Gastric bypass surgery, gastric banding surgery and gastric sleeve procedure are the three most widely practiced types of weight loss surgery.

Gastric Bypass Surgery:
The first step of gastric bypass surgery, the size of the stomach is reduced to a volume of about 30 to 50 cc, to ensure the patient experiences a feeling of fullness with smaller portions of food. The second step of gastric bypass surgery the weight loss surgeon staples the smaller, upper part of the stomach, which causes food absorption to be partially reduced.

Gastric Banding Surgery:
In lap-band surgery, the surgeon uses a silicone rubber that loops around the top of the stomach, which reduces the size of the stomach to limit the amount of food that can be eaten. When patients eat, they feel full quickly.

Sleeve Gastrectomy:
Sleeve Gastrectomy uses a keyhole approach, where surgeons place a camera as a visual guide inside the abdomen during the procedure. The purpose of gastric sleeve is to remove the stomach’s left side, leaving the stomach in the shape and side of a banana.

Removing a large portion of the stomach pouch also limits the body’s ability to produce hunger-inducing hormones.

 

Cost of Weight Loss Surgery

Weight loss surgery is a serious procedure that comes with a high price tag. There are many factors contributing to the cost of weight loss surgery: type of anesthesia used, bariatirc surgeon’s fees, hospital facility and the recovery period.

Traveling for weight loss surgery overseas is a popular trend which has been on the rise among obese patients during the last decade.

It has been estimated that prices for weight-loss surgery are roughly about 20 to 30 percent lower in many countries-like Turkey and Mexico- than in the USA and Western Europe.