Gastric Baloon

Gastric Baloon

Gastroplasty, also known as Endoscopic Intragastric Balloon, is a non-surgical weight-loss technique in which a customized balloon is inserted into the stomach to take up space and reduce the stomach's ability to hold food. This reduces your intake to smaller portions and helps you feel fuller sooner. The balloon is typically removed after six months, and the surgery is just temporary. If obesity is not managed, it can develop into a major issue. Millions of individuals actually have this illness, therefore it only makes sense to see a doctor to see if there are any potential treatments, particularly if diets and exercise don't work. Other strategies for losing weight therefore become relevant. Consulting with someone should be beneficial.

Gastric Balloon Procedure

Gastric Balloon Procedure

A highly well-liked option for losing weight. During this process, a balloon is inserted into the stomach to reduce the amount of consumables the patient was previously taking. The patient will experience a partially filled stomach thanks to the balloon. It's crucial to remember that the balloon is not there forever.

Overview of the Illness

Excess body fat due to calorie intake exceeding energy expenditure is called obesity. Body Mass Index, or BMI, is a metric used to evaluate the health risks associated with obesity.

For those who are not ideal candidates for weight loss surgery, the gastric balloon is a recommended non-surgical weight loss treatment. Recommendations and Discontinuations.

The gastric balloon is indicated in the following patients:

  • BMI of 30-40 kg/m2.
  • Unable to lose weight with exercise and diet.
  • Willing to participate in a medically supervised lifestyle and behavior modification program.


Gastric Balloon Procedure

The weight loss system is contraindicated in the following patients:

  • Have previously undergone bariatric surgery.
  • Are suffering from inflammatory diseases of the GI tract, large hiatal hernia, structural abnormalities in the pharynx or esophagus, and are prone to upper GI bleeding.
  • Allergy to materials used during the procedure.
  • Alcoholics or drug abusers.
  • Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

The placement of the Gastric Balloon is carried out as an outpatient procedure.

  • The procedure is performed endoscopically under sedation.
  • The deflated gastric balloon is attached to an endoscope, a narrow lighted tube with a camera attached, which is guided through your mouth and into the stomach.
  • Once in proper position, your doctor inflates the balloon with saline and a dye, or gas to the desirable size.
  • While the endoscope is removed, the balloon is retained in the stomach.
  • The entire procedure takes about 15 minutes to complete.
  • You will be able to leave the hospital soon after.

The balloon is temporarily left in the stomach for about 6 months, following which it is removed. The removal of the gastric balloon is also performed under sedation. This procedure is incisionless. This explains why it is a very popular solution for obesity.

How Much Does Gastric Baloon Procedure Cost In Turkey?

How Much Does Gastric Baloon Procedure Cost In Turkey?

The cause for the procedure and its complexity have an impact on the cost. The following are some examples of factors that can affect your overall cost: the surgeon's charge; pharmaceutical prescriptions; post-operative clothing; diagnostic tests; costs associated with the surgical facility; and anesthetic fees. Depending on a number of variables, gastric balloon costs will vary from patient to patient and physician to surgeon. This covers the surgeon's experience, the kind of procedure performed, and the office's location. The experience of the surgeon and your comfort level with him are equally important as the overall cost of the gastric balloon operation.

The cost of the medical trip includes:

 1- Transport service: A car and a driver will be with you throughout the medical trip, all transfers between the airport, hotel, hospital.

 2- The translation service: includes a translator who will accompany you to translate into the French language (English, Russian, Arabic, Spanish).

 3- It includes all the analyses, examinations and blood tests before the operation to ensure your state of health and your preparation for the operation

 4- Includes the cost of the process itself.

 5- It includes all the necessary medications and treatments for the recovery period after the operation.

 6- It includes all visits and checks with the doctor after the operation to monitor the state of your health.

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