Gastric balloon is a non-invasive, non-surgical, reversible weight loss procedure that is gaining popularity in recent times. Intragastric balloon placement is a weight-loss procedure that involves placing a saline-filled silicone balloon in your stomach. This procedure helps you to lose weight by limiting how much you can eat and making you feel fuller faster.It is an option if you have concerns about your weight, and diet and exercise haven't worked for you. Gastric balloon is an option for weight loss for people who are not thinking to get surgical operation.
How does Intra Gastric Balloon work?
· It fills up your stomach, therefore you feel full with small portions.
· The food slows down in your stomach, so you eat less often than before.
How much weight can i loose with gastric balloon?
It helps to lose weight between 15 to 25 kg. The ‘Intra-gastric balloon’ procedure gives best results with proper diet and regular exercise.
How is Intragastric balloon placed?
IntraGastric Balloon procedure is performed with endoscope, a small silicon balloon is placed in upper stomach. It takes 30 minutes to complete this procedure. During the procedure the balloon is filled up with 300– 700 ml of colored fluid.
What are Advantages of Gastric Balloon?
· It is safer than other surgical procedures.
· You can lose more weight than with other diet programmes
What are disadvantages of Gastric Balloon?
The procedure is only for temporary solutions
You can have nausea and vomiting, especially in the beginning
How long will gastric ballon remain on my body?
There are 2 different types of gastric ballon. It will stay on your body maximum 12 months.
How will the gastric balloon remove from my stomach?
You can lose between 15 and 25 kg. Essentially, weight loss depends on your discipline and the extent to which you adhere to the diet.
How long I need to stay in Turkey?
You can be discharged from hospital a few hours later. Most of our patients are having nausea so it is better to stay one night at the hospital for IV treatment to recover more quickly.
We have package which includes 2 nights hospital stay and 1 night hospitalisation for gastric balloon procedure. You can get your free consultation with SALUSS doctors.
Which types of gastric balloons are available?
There are different intra-gastric balloons available worldwide, however we use 3 different Gastric Balloons.
Medsil Adjustable Gastric Balloon;
This balloon is implemented for 6 months.
2. Spatz Intragastric Balloon
This balloon is implemented for 12 months.
3. Elips Swallowable Gastric Balloon
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