Duration of Treatmentusually takes around 30 minutes.

Days of Stayusually 1 days at the hospital and 5 days outside the hospital.

AnesthesiaMouth spray or sedation

CostOn Request

What is Gastric balloon surgery?

An intra-gastric balloon is a new type of weight-loss process. A silicon balloon is filled with saline water in your stomach, limiting your weight by limiting how much you can eat. This makes you feel fuller faster. This process is an option if you are overweight or obese; diet and exercise have not worked for you.

There are two types of Gastric balloon surgery -

  1. Orbera Gastric Balloon
  2. Adjustable Gastric Balloon

Sign and symptoms of the gastric balloon: 

  • Your body mass index (BMI) is between 30 and 40.
  • You're willing to commit to a healthy lifestyle. 
  • To enhance beauty.

Gastric balloons risk factor includes:

  • Cramping.
  • Nausea.
  • Vomiting.
  • Discomfort.
  • Obstruction.
  • The gastric balloon patient is required to go for PSC ( Pre-surgery check-up )  to do some blood test, ECG and ECH for Cardiac check-up and urine tests to know he /she is fit gastric balloon surgery or not.
  • Before the operation, you’ll be asked to sign a consent form, which gives the surgeon permission to carry out the treatment.
  • The doctor should be informed about any medication that the patient may be taking.
  • The patient is admitted to the hospital on same days before the procedures and advised to remain empty stomach/Fasting.

Before surgery, the surgeon and anaesthesia doctors will guide you about the benefits and risk factor of gastric balloon surgery.

Step 1 – Anesthesia:  Gastric balloon surgery (Orbital and Rishab) usually takes 30 minutes by giving mouth spray or sedation.

Step 2 – The incision: Endoscopic placement of the balloon is temporary and reversible without surgical incisions.

Here are the steps:

  1. The patient throat will be numb with a special spray to help him tolerate the equipment used in your throat procedure.
  2. After rest, the nurse will insert a plastic mouth guard between your teeth to open your mouth.
  3. The scope will be passed in your mouth and into in stomach, it will not be painful. And you will be able to breathe without worrying. To keep a clear vision, the doctor may have to give some air under the limit. It may also look odd, and it wants to shine you.
  4. A scope will be removed
  5. A balloon will be passed into the stomach and inflated with air or saline.
  6. After the final check once your balloons are in the right place and properly inflated.

Step 3 – Closing the incisions:  The Gastric balloon is Incisions free procedures.

Step 4 – The results: Most patients lose between 20 and 50 pounds over a six-month period (about 10 to 20% of total body weight) after the gastric balloon surgery.

Right after the gastric balloon:

  • A patient will need to consume only liquids diet.
  • On two and three days, a patient can introduce warm liquids,
  • After 7 days a patient can generally go back to regular eating.
  • Some foods, like pasta, should be avoided.
  • 6 Month Pre-Retrieval visits with a Bariatric doctor.

Patients with gastric balloons typically experience around 20 and 30% weight loss. However, the amount of weight lost by each patient will vary depending on individual circumstances.

  • Are you the board-certified bariatric surgeon?
  • Does your hospital certify to perform Gastric balloon surgery?
  • Am I a good patient for you to this Gastric balloon surgery procedure?
  • Let me know success rates and how long time will take for recovery?
  • What are the risk factors for Gastric balloon surgery?
  • What treatment plan do you recommend and Why?
  • What are my options if I am not satisfied with the outcome of my Gastric balloon surgery?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of Gastric balloon surgery?
  • What are the costs involved with this type of Gastric balloon surgery?
  • How will a long time take this surgery?
  • How long I have to say in a hospital and outside the hospital?
  • What are risk factors for this type of Gastric balloon surgery?
  • How long will it take to recover?
  • When can I go for normal activities, including exercise?
  • Do I have stitches, staples, and/or bandages?
  • Do I have a scar or other permanent effects from the surgery?
  • What type of results can I expect?
  • Do I need to go another surgery in the future?
  • How Will the Balloon Be Removed?
  • How Long Does the Gastric Balloon Stay in the Stomach?
  • How Much Weight Can I Lose With The Gastric Balloon?
  • Do I need any follow-up appointments or tests after my surgery?

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GASTRIC BALLOON SURGERY

Duration of Treatmentusually takes around 30 minutes.

Days of Stayusually 1 days at the hospital and 5 days outside the hospital.

AnesthesiaMouth spray or sedation

CostOn Request

What is Gastric balloon surgery?

An intra-gastric balloon is a new type of weight-loss process. A silicon balloon is filled with saline water in your stomach, limiting your weight by limiting how much you can eat. This makes you feel fuller faster. This process is an option if you are overweight or obese; diet and exercise have not worked for you.

There are two types of Gastric balloon surgery -

  1. Orbera Gastric Balloon
  2. Adjustable Gastric Balloon

symptoms

Sign and symptoms of the gastric balloon: 

  • Your body mass index (BMI) is between 30 and 40.
  • You're willing to commit to a healthy lifestyle. 
  • To enhance beauty.

risk factors

Gastric balloons risk factor includes:

  • Cramping.
  • Nausea.
  • Vomiting.
  • Discomfort.
  • Obstruction.

preparation

  • The gastric balloon patient is required to go for PSC ( Pre-surgery check-up )  to do some blood test, ECG and ECH for Cardiac check-up and urine tests to know he /she is fit gastric balloon surgery or not.
  • Before the operation, you’ll be asked to sign a consent form, which gives the surgeon permission to carry out the treatment.
  • The doctor should be informed about any medication that the patient may be taking.
  • The patient is admitted to the hospital on same days before the procedures and advised to remain empty stomach/Fasting.

procedure

Before surgery, the surgeon and anaesthesia doctors will guide you about the benefits and risk factor of gastric balloon surgery.

Step 1 – Anesthesia:  Gastric balloon surgery (Orbital and Rishab) usually takes 30 minutes by giving mouth spray or sedation.

Step 2 – The incision: Endoscopic placement of the balloon is temporary and reversible without surgical incisions.

Here are the steps:

  1. The patient throat will be numb with a special spray to help him tolerate the equipment used in your throat procedure.
  2. After rest, the nurse will insert a plastic mouth guard between your teeth to open your mouth.
  3. The scope will be passed in your mouth and into in stomach, it will not be painful. And you will be able to breathe without worrying. To keep a clear vision, the doctor may have to give some air under the limit. It may also look odd, and it wants to shine you.
  4. A scope will be removed
  5. A balloon will be passed into the stomach and inflated with air or saline.
  6. After the final check once your balloons are in the right place and properly inflated.

Step 3 – Closing the incisions:  The Gastric balloon is Incisions free procedures.

Step 4 – The results: Most patients lose between 20 and 50 pounds over a six-month period (about 10 to 20% of total body weight) after the gastric balloon surgery.

post procedure

Right after the gastric balloon:

  • A patient will need to consume only liquids diet.
  • On two and three days, a patient can introduce warm liquids,
  • After 7 days a patient can generally go back to regular eating.
  • Some foods, like pasta, should be avoided.
  • 6 Month Pre-Retrieval visits with a Bariatric doctor.

success rate

Patients with gastric balloons typically experience around 20 and 30% weight loss. However, the amount of weight lost by each patient will vary depending on individual circumstances.

faqs from doctor

  • Are you the board-certified bariatric surgeon?
  • Does your hospital certify to perform Gastric balloon surgery?
  • Am I a good patient for you to this Gastric balloon surgery procedure?
  • Let me know success rates and how long time will take for recovery?
  • What are the risk factors for Gastric balloon surgery?
  • What treatment plan do you recommend and Why?
  • What are my options if I am not satisfied with the outcome of my Gastric balloon surgery?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of Gastric balloon surgery?
  • What are the costs involved with this type of Gastric balloon surgery?
  • How will a long time take this surgery?
  • How long I have to say in a hospital and outside the hospital?
  • What are risk factors for this type of Gastric balloon surgery?
  • How long will it take to recover?
  • When can I go for normal activities, including exercise?
  • Do I have stitches, staples, and/or bandages?
  • Do I have a scar or other permanent effects from the surgery?
  • What type of results can I expect?
  • Do I need to go another surgery in the future?
  • How Will the Balloon Be Removed?
  • How Long Does the Gastric Balloon Stay in the Stomach?
  • How Much Weight Can I Lose With The Gastric Balloon?
  • Do I need any follow-up appointments or tests after my surgery?

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