Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass in Turkey

Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass in Turkey is one of the standard operations in bariatric surgery and one of the most commonly performed procedures in the world.


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The Roux-Y Gastric Bypass in Turkey

The Roux-En-Y gastric bypass in Turkey is a type of weight loss surgery in which a small bag is created from the stomach and the newly created bag is connected directly to the small intestine. The consumed food then passes through the reduced stomach bag directly into the back part of the small intestine. This way, food bypasses most of the stomach and the first part of the small intestine. This allows weight reduction without having to change the eating behaviour itself. The Roux-En-Y gastric bypass in Turkey is ideal if your diet and exercise have not worked or if you have serious health problems because of your weight. Turkish specialists and surgeons are helping patients from all over the world to lose weight. A Roux-En-Y gastric bypass can also help to reduce the risk of potentially life-threatening weight-related health problems.

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Specialists in Turkey for Roux-En-Y gastric bypass

In this country, gastric bypass is normally only started when you have tried to lose weight by improving your diet and exercise habits. An alternative to this is the Roux-En-Y gastric bypass operation in Turkey. This is carried out by experienced and expert doctors and is also much cheaper than in Germany. Another advantage of gastric bypass surgery in Turkey is the outstanding medical care before and after the operation. Patients get used to the new feeling of saturation more quickly and are ready for the positive changes following the operation.

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Who is the Roux-En-Y gastric bypass in Turkey for?

The Roux-En-Y gastric bypass operation in Turkey is ideal if:

  • Your body mass index (BMI) is 40 or higher.
  • The BMI is between 35 and 39.9 (obesity) and the patient is suffering under health problems which are considered as serious. Such health problems include high blood pressure, severe sleep apnea, or type 2 diabetes.
  • In some cases, Roux-En-Y gastric bypass surgery is recommended even if your BMI is between 30 and 34 and you have serious health problems.


Before the Roux-En-Y gastric bypass is placed, the Turkish specialists examine and advise their patients in detail. This extensive screening process is necessary to achieve optimal results that are consistent with patients’ health and goals. Depending on your physical situation, doctors may recommend that you adjust your diet, lifestyle and behaviour after the gastric bypass operation to cure any discomfort. Not all health insurance providers in Germany cover weight loss operations. Instead of paying the high costs for the operation and the hospital stay in Germany, the gastric bypass operation in Turkey offers itself. The doctors and medical staff are excellently trained and experienced and the costs for the Roux-En-Y gastric bypass are significantly lower than in Germany.

Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery in Turkey

The Roux-En-Y gastric bypass operation is performed in a special Turkish clinic. Depending on your recovery, your stay in hospital can last about three to five days. You will receive general anesthesia before the procedure. During the operation, the anaesthetist continuously monitors the effectiveness of the anaesthetic and your circulation. The special features of your Roux-En-Y gastric bypass depend on your individual situation and the surgeons’ recommendations. Some operations are performed with large open cuts in the abdomen. However, the Turkish surgeons perform most Roux-En-Y gastric bypass operations laparoscopically. With this surgery technique, the instruments are being inserted into the abdomen by the surgeon through several small incisions. After the incisions with the open or laparoscopic technique, the surgeon reduces the stomach. 

The resulting stomach is about the size of a walnut and can only eat a small amount of food. In the next step, the small intestine is separated and part of it is sewn directly to the stomach bag. The food then goes into this reduced stomach bag and from there directly into the small intestine. The food bypasses most of the stomach and the first part of the small intestine and instead goes directly to the middle part of the small intestine. This significantly reduces calorie intake and you lose weight!

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Roux-Y Gastric Bypass Turkey Reviews

Anela Ajdari
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I underwent gastric bypass surgery. My dear companion who looked after me was there for me non-stop, no matter what I needed or wanted to know whether before or after the operation. The surgery itself went well. The hospital is very modern and clean, you always see someone cleaning and the nurses and doctors are incredible, which unfortunately I wasn't able to experience here in Germany. So all in all I was super satisfied. Great praise and thanks to the entire team.
Corinna Lotsch
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I felt cared for from the first minute. It is rare to find such competent staff. The gastric bypass operation went really well and I've already lost a lot of weight and everything is fine for me. Two days later I was feeling so well that I was able to leave the clinic after just two days. Thank you very much you gave me a new life 😘

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Roux-Y Gastric Bypass in Turkey – FAQ

The operation usually takes a few hours. After the operation you wake up in a recovery room where you are monitored by medical personnel for any complications.

Immediately after a Roux-En-Y gastric bypass operation, you may receive fluids as your stomach and intestines begin to heal. A special diet plan slowly changes from liquid to pureed foods. Afterwards, you can eat soft foods and then go over to firmer foods because your body tolerates them. The medical staff and medical team will also provide you with vitamin and mineral supplements to ensure optimal care and healing.

If you decide to have a Roux-En-Y gastric bypass operation in Turkey, your team of doctors will give you recommendations on how to prepare for the operation. It may be necessary to perform various laboratory tests and examinations immediately before the operation.

Gastric bypass can lead to long-term weight loss. How much weight you lose depends on the type of Roux-En-Y gastric bypass surgery and your changed lifestyle. You may lose 60 percent or more of your excess weight within two years.

In addition to the actual weight loss, the Roux-En-Y gastric bypass can reduce or eliminate many side effects of obesity. The Roux-En-Y gastric bypass in Turkey will improve your ability to perform routine daily activities and thus significantly improve your quality of life.