What is a gastric balloon?

Gastric balloon is the latest and a safe way to lose weight without surgery

How to insert the balloon?

The balloon is inserted orally using a gastroscope without any surgical intervention, drug use or anesthesia

How much time does it take?

About 5-10 minutes using light sedation and the patient can go home and practice normal life on the same day

How the balloon works?

The balloon partially fills the stomach and gives a feeling of fullness, satiety and unwillingness to eat. The patient must also follow a healthy diet and exercise regularly

When to remove the balloon?

The balloon is removed after 6 months to 1 Year through the mouth using the gastroscope in the same way as the insertion

What is the average weight loss?

20-40% of the excess body weight in 6 months to 1 Year, some patients lost 20-110 kg in 6 months

Can the balloon be inserted more than once?

Yes, this can be done by using a new balloon after extracting the old balloon

Does the balloon have side effects?

Nausea or vomiting for a few days after the insertion, but the doctor describes a medicine to relieve these symptoms. Consult your doctor for other possible risks

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