Cosmetic Bliss Reduce Prices for Sleeve Gastrectomy Operations
Cosmetic Bliss - specialist Weight Loss Surgery providers and leaders in the field of Sleeve
Gastrectomy procedures announce today that fully inclusive package prices for the "Gastric Sleeve"
procedure will be reduced to 6,490 pounds Sterling (7,550 euro from 23 May 2010.
Launceston, United Kingdom, May 01, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Cosmetic Bliss have announced today that
they have been able to negotiate a reduction in the package price for Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy
procedures carried out by their partner surgeon Dr. Michal Cierny Ph.D. from 23 May 2010.
This reduction, which brings the price of a Sleeve operation down to 6,490 pounds Sterling (or 7,550
euro) has been possible because the partner hospital (The Bariatric & Metabolic Centre, Breclav Hospital,
Czech Republic) is able to negotiate special terms for prices of materials and equipment from medical
Michael Dermody, Cosmetic Bliss partner and a successful Sleeve patient himself said
"The jury is no longer out on the Sleeve as a first rank bariatric operation. It is much easier for patients to
manage their weight loss after a Sleeve than with a band. There is not the problems with band fills, no
waiting to get to the "sweet spot" of ideal restriction and the reduction of the Ghrelin hormone allows
patients to eat small portions without hunger. It's less invasive than a Bypass, and doesn't have the
on-going difficulties with dumping and mineral deficiencies that a bypass creates.
"The weight loss after the sleeve is rapid and statistics show it is comparable with bypass in the first 12
months. We have helped almost 200 patients lose weight with sleeve operations performed by Dr Cierny
in the last 3 years, and this price reduction means that patients who could in the past only afford Gastric
Banding may be able to look seriously at the Sleeve as an option.
"I am convinced that in a few years the Sleeve Gastrectomy will be the most sought after Weight Loss
Surgery as it's benefits become mo