In preparation for your surgery, you might be asked to lose some weight in order to facilitate laparoscopic approach. This is usually started 2-4 weeks prior to scheduled surgery.
This approach is used to reduce thickness and stiffness of the abdominal wall, reduce enlarged liver and assist surgeon in flawless execution of the procedure. It also is improves your mobility and work of effective breathing.
Liquid protein diet is designed to severely restrict non-protein calories while maintaining adequate nutritional status, which results in rapid, significant weight loss.