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GASTRIC BYPASS
 

Gastric bypass or  “Roux-en-Y gastric bypass,” is a type of weight-loss surgery that involves creating a small pouch from the stomach and connecting the newly created pouch directly to the small intestine. For this surgery the doctor closes off part of the stomach, leaving only a small pouch for food. Then connects the stomach pouch to the middle part of the small intestine. This allows food to “bypass” or reroute around a part of the stomach and small intestine.

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COSTS & INFORMATION

  • Surgery Costs: € 6.200

  • The procedure performs: Top class Bariatric Surgeon

  • Expected weight loss: 60—70% of excess body weight

  • Surgery Time  -  1—1.5 hours 

  • Clinic Stay  -  2 nights 

  • Fly Home  -  4—6 days

  • Time off Work -  1—3 weeks

  • Full Recovery  -  4—6 weeks

  • Possible refund from your local health board

The procedure is performed
by a Bariatric Surgeon

DONATAS DANYS MD, PhD 

 

Highly experienced surgeon with more than 10 years of international experience already (see CV below). Dr Donatas’ career focus is the improvement of bariatric operations. His focus area is operations of obesity with various gastric reduction operations such as aesthetic (bikini line) gastric sleeve surgery, gastric bypass, gastric plication and intragastric balloon.

  • First surgeon in Europe to perform a bikini gastric sleeve surgery;

  • Has over 10 years of laparoscopic surgery;

  • Master and innovator of laser proctology;

  • International speaker of more than 5 workshops in laser proctology.

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EU Cross Border Healthare Directive Ireland
How To Apply?

The EU Cross-Border Healthcare Directive determines rights to receive planned medical treatment in European Economic Area.

If you live in any other EEA country and have to wait long for your treatment at home, you have rights to have it in Lithuania and get paid by HSE in Ireland.

You just have to follow some simple steps:

  • contact your GP for a referral,

  • contact us to arrange an appointment and medical treatment,

  • go for treatment and pay privately,

  • we will help you to complete all the necessary documentation and apply for reimbursement.
     

We Offer All-Inclusive Package 

We eliminate all of the planning and preparation by taking care of everything from the moment you arrive in Lithuania to the moment you depart. Ground transportation, hotel stay, and everything in between is covered in our All-Inclusive Package.

The only expenses you have are the flights and any additional care that goes beyond the essentials.

  • Consultation with Anaesthetist before the surgery

  • Blood tests

  • Electrocardiogram

  • Bariatric surgery (all-inclusive)

  • Local dietitian consultation and postoperative diet recommendations in your private room

  • Special meals after surgery in the clinic

  • All medical documents

  • FREE consultation with BaltiClinic Aesthetic plastic surgeon (after 12 months)

  • No Hidden Fees

WHAT’S INCLUDED in the Gastric Sleeve All-Inclusive package?

  • Help with organizing the trip

  • Private Ground Transportation 

  • Certified Surgeon

  • State-of-the-Art Equipment

  • Patient Coordination

  • 24/7 Surgical Team and Nursing Staff

  • Hospital stay in private room (2 days)

  • 4.5 Star Hotel (5 nights)

  • Online Support Group

  • Consultation with Endocrinologist

  • Gastric Endoscopy test

QUALITY and
RESPONSIBILITY

Our highly trained bariatric surgeons and experienced medical staff are committed to the highest level of patient care. To our patients, we are offering a safe, friendly and discreet environment. Confidentiality and individual attention are guaranteed. 

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW about Gastric Bypass Surgery

Obesity is a chronic condition associated with the accumulation of excessive fat in the body. Obesity is designated with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 and over. Gastric bypass surgery,  is a bariatric procedure that helps slim down by changing how your stomach and small intestine handle the food you eat.

Gastric Bypass Surgery is recognized as the “Gold Standard” of bariatric surgery worldwide. It promotes weight loss by combining restrictive and malabsorptive components. The board-certified surgeon creates a tiny stomach pouch and then bypasses a portion of the digestive tracts.

Unlike diet and exercise, gastric bypass is a fast, powerful, and long-term solution to fighting obesity as it changes the body’s metabolic thermostat. Patients can lose over 78% of their excess body weight in 1.5 to 2 years after the operation.

Is Gastric Bypass RIGHT FOR ME?

Gastric bypass is better suited for patients with severe acid reflux and GERD.

However, if you have ulcer problems or are taking Aspirin/Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) on a regular basis, gastric sleeve or duodenal switch are better options for you.

The reason is that there is no conventional routine to detect ulcers in the “stoma” or so-called “blind” stomach. Our surgeons review every patient’s health history thoroughly to determine if they could benefit from this weight loss procedure.

  • BMI of 35+ or with comorbidities

  • Ages between 16 and 65 (case by case basis)

  • Realistic expectations regarding the weight loss results.

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WHY choose
BaltiClinic?

  • World class medical treatments

  • Highly qualified surgeons

  • Over 20 years of experience

  • Quality and Responsibility

  • Modern Clinic and latest technologies

  • 24/7 Individualized Care 

  • Wide range of medical procedures

  • Comprehensive bariatric treatment and care package

  • All English speaking Staff

  • Lithuania is a Safe and Reliable Country

  • Affordable prices

Gastric Bypass SURGERY

Gastric bypass or  “Roux-en-Y gastric bypass,” is a type of weight-loss surgery that involves creating a small pouch from the stomach and connecting the newly created pouch directly to the small intestine. For this surgery the doctor closes off part of the stomach, leaving only a small pouch for food. Then connects the stomach pouch to the middle part of the small intestine. This allows food to “bypass” or reroute around a part of the stomach and small intestine.

Gastric bypass is surgery to help you lose weight if you’re very overweight. You may be offered weight loss surgery if you: have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or more have a BMI of 30 to 40 and a condition, such as: gastroesophageal, reflux disease , heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol,  sleep apnea, type 2 diabetes, stroke, Infertility. Gastric bypass is typically done only after you’ve tried to lose weight by improving your diet and exercise habits

 

About Surgery. The surgery is performed under general anaesthesia, and it takes 2-3 hours. Mostly surgery is performed laparoscopically, which involves inserting instruments through makes 4 to 6 small incisions in the abdomen.

The surgeon views the operation on a video screen. Your surgeon uses staples to divide your stomach into a small upper section and a larger bottom section. The top section of your stomach (called the pouch) is where the food you eat will go. The pouch is about the size of a walnut. It holds only about 28 grams of food. Normally, your stomach can hold about 3 pints of food.
Then surgeon connects a small part of your smal.l intestine to a small hole in your pouch. The food you eat will now travel from the pouch into this new opening and into your small intestine. As a result, your body will absorb fewer calories.

Post Surgery. Immediately after gastric bypass surgery, you may have liquids but no solid food as your stomach and intestines begin to heal. You’ll then follow a special diet plan that changes slowly from liquids to pureed foods. After that, you can eat soft foods, then move on to firmer foods as your body is able to tolerate them.You may have many restrictions or limits on how much and what you can eat and drink. Your doctor will recommend you take vitamin and mineral supplements after surgery, including a multivitamin with iron, calcium and vitamin B-12. 

STEPS for Medical Travel

  • Write us a message and we will gladly answer to all of your questions about the procedure.️

  • We will arrange a free online consultation.

  • We will book your appointment date.

  • ️Flight tickets, hotel reservation. You can do it on your own or we can help you with all recommendations.

  • Then in Lithuania, we will greet you at the airport and your private driver will take you to the clinic for a personal consultation with a doctor.

  • Night at the hotel before your procedure.

  • ️In the morning of your surgery, your private driver will pick you up from the hotel and take you to the clinic.

  • Your assistant will be with you all the time so you can feel as comfortable as possible.

  • After the surgery, you will stay at our clinic for 1-2 nights depending on your procedure in a luxury room with all amenities. Our professionals will take exceptional and individual care of you 24 hours a day.

  • Before discharge, you will meet your surgeon, he will also explain to you all postoperative care details. You will get your medication set.

  • Your assistant will be in contact with you all the time during your stay and after flying back home. There is no need to worry about travelling alone as every minute of your stay you will feel cared and supported.

Your personal coordinator will be the person who you will speak to or receive the first email from. Your coordinator will happily answer any questions you might have and guide you through all information you may need by providing you with the support in your plastic surgery journey.

Your personal driver will greet you at the airport for your private airport transfer. During your stay in Lithuania, we provide all your transportation between the airport, hotel and clinic.

TRAVELLING is So Easy Now! 

Book any hotel in Kaunas, and we will take care of all your transportation requirements. Our patients love to stay in Kaunas "Moxy Kaunas Center", "Amberton Cozy Hotel Kaunas", "Kaunas City", "Algiro Hotel", which are close to our main clinic. You can easily travel thru the city by safe Taxi.

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Just a few hours of flight to Kaunas International Airport (KUN),  or Vilnius International Airport (VNO), and we will meet you there.

 

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