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Weight loss surgery

At “Kardiolita” weight loss surgeries are performed by a doctor Prof. Antanas Mickevicius . The surgeon is very experienced and well known amongst the leading gastric surgeons worldwide. In the past few years more than 600 surgeries were performed.

  • All procedures are performed using laparoscopic technique – during treatment, the video camera and instruments are inserted through several small incisions without opening the abdominal cavity.
  • In the absence of complications, patient is discharged home from hospital 2 days after the surgery, and can return to work or normal activities within two weeks.
  • Short waiting lists - the procedure can be arranged at a time convenient for the patient.

TARGET PATIENT GROUPS

  • Women and men of different age with BMI³ 40 kg/m2;
  • BMI³ 35 kg/m2+ adjacent diseases:
    • Diabetes
    • Hypertonia
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Sleep apnea
  • Patients in whom conservative measures are ineffective.

MORBID OBESITY (BEGINS AT A BMI OF 40) 

The basic cause of obesity is an energy imbalance between calories consumed and calories expended. To be considered for weight-loss surgery, a patient must meet the following qualifications:

  • No endocrine disorders, that cause the morbid obesity
  • Psychological stability 
  • Understanding how the surgical operation causes loss of weight
  • Awareness of the fact, that the surgery itself does not ensure the weight loss
  • No mental illness, drug dependence or alcohol addiction
  • Agreement to stay under long-lasting postoperative supervision

we offer ALL-INCLUSIVE prices with NO HIDDEN FEES. price INCLUDEs: 

  • Pre-operative tests
  • Consultation with endocrinologist
  • Consultation with gastroenterologist
  • Consultation with anesthesiologist
  • Consultation with surgeon
  • Surgery
  • Surgeon visits and consultations after the surgery
  • Full medical care in the hospital
  • Hospital stay with 5 daily meals
  • All needed medications while in the hospital
  • Consultation with dietition
  • Diet programme
  • Medical Manager to assist at all times
  • Help with organizing the trip

REFUND FROM NHS AND HSE

The hospital can provide help to patients with the documents needed to claim a refund from NHS and HSE for medical treatment provided abroad.