Gastric Sleeve

Gastric sleeve is a surgical procedure used to treat obesity. This procedure is performed by experienced surgeons at Groruddalsklinikken, a renowned clinic in Norway. Gastric sleeve, also known as vertical sleeve gastrectomy, involves the removal of a large portion of the stomach to reduce its capacity and limit the amount of food that can be consumed.

The procedure is usually performed using peephole surgery, also known as laparoscopic surgery. This means that patients can have less pain, faster healing time and less visible scars. During the procedure, the stomach is shaped into a narrow vertical tube by removing approximately 80-85% of its original size. This limits the amount of food that can be eaten and leads to an early feeling of satiety.

Gastric sleeve has been shown to be effective for weight loss in people with severe obesity or those suffering from obesity-related health problems. Studies have shown that this procedure can lead to significant weight loss in the short and long term. In addition, it may help improve or reverse certain health problems associated with obesity, such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and sleep apnea.

Before you undergo a gastric sleeve procedure at Groruddalsklinikken, you will be thoroughly evaluated by a multidisciplinary team of healthcare personnel. This includes doctors, nutritionists and psychologists who will assess your general health, weight history, dietary habits and psychological well-being. This is important to ensure that you are a suitable candidate for the operation and to help you achieve the best possible result.

After the operation, you will be followed up closely by the medical team at Groruddalsklinikken. You will receive guidance on the dietary changes, physical activity and lifestyle adjustments necessary to maintain your weight loss and improve your long-term health. Regular follow-up visits will be scheduled to monitor your progress and provide support throughout your journey.

It is important to note that the gastric sleeve is not a miracle cure for obesity. It takes commitment and lifestyle changes to achieve lasting weight loss and improved health. It is also important to follow the medical advice from the professional team at Groruddalsklinikken to avoid complications and ensure the best possible result.

Groruddalsklinikken is a recognized clinic in Norway that specializes in the treatment of obesity and related health problems. They have an experienced team of surgeons and healthcare professionals who are dedicated to providing high quality care to their patients. The clinic has modern facilities and uses advanced technology to ensure safety and efficiency in treatment.

Why Groruddalsklinikken?

Groruddalsklinikken’s vision is to offer high-quality health services with short waiting times.

We can offer health services both to those who do not have a referral from their GP, to those who have a referral from their GP or to those who are waiting for treatment at the hospital or waiting in the hospital queue.

If you have health insurance, you can contact your insurance company about getting treatment with us.

Groruddalsklinikken has a broad and relevant range of healthcare services with high quality and good accessibility for everyone. With us, you should always feel safe and looked after.


Groruddalsklinikken’s medical services include many specialist areas within the specialist health service, including day surgery.


Groruddalsklinikken believes that you as a patient deserve and should have quick medical attention without having to wait for several hours to receive health care.

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We offer a chiropractor, physiotherapist, acupuncturist and masseur at GRD. We have modern devices for pressure wave treatment and ultrasound diagnostics and follow up the patient from A to Z.

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