Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (Gastric Sleeve)

Reinforced Gastric Sleeve

Gastric Sleeve

What is an APM?

(Absorbable Polymer Membrane)

APM is a type of reinforcement to ensure minimal leakage of the surgical site. A study of over 8,900 Sleeve patients show leak rate lowest with reinforcement of the staple line.


No Rerouting of Intestine


Lower Nutritional Deficiencies


Excess Weight Loss in 5 Years

The procedure takes only 45-60 minutes.
Usually a one or two night hospital stay.
Performed laparoscopically, through several incisions.
There is no additional Surgeon fee for the staple line reinforcement with APM. The weight loss associated with this procedure helps improve Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Cholestrol and more.
Your BMI:
Underweight < 18.5
Normal 18.5-24.9
Overweight 25-29.9
Obese I 30-34.9
Obese II 35-39.9
Morbid Obesity 40+