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Successful rare & complex gastric sleeve operation


The medical team for bariatric surgery and complex operations, led by Dr. Essam Helal, consultant of bariatric surgery | General and endoscopic surgery in AGH Khobar, performed a gastric sleeve operation for a patient suffering from reversible visceral syndrome and very high obesity.

Where all the bowels of the body are on the opposite side, the stomach on the right side, the liver on the left side and the heart on the right side. It is a genetic disease where 3 family members suffer from the same syndrome, and where it requires high skill in obesity and endoscopic surgeries, which the medical team skillfully did Under the leadership of Dr. Essam Hilal and his deputy, Dr. Magda Bashir, the patient was discharged in full recovery, praise and thanks to God.