The Gastric Balloon procedure is a minimally invasive, non-surgical procedure performed under sedation as a day case. The deflated balloon is attached to a soft tube and is passed through your mouth into your stomach during a simple 20-30 minute procedure called an endoscopy.
This procedure is suitable for patients with a BMI of 27-35
With the gastric balloon in place you will have a feeling of fullness and reduced hunger, which will enable you to kick start your weight loss.
The gastric balloon stays in place for 6-12 months and helps you adopt the diet and lifestyle changes needed to continue your weight loss journey.
ORBERA365™ is a durable gastric balloon made out of soft silicone. While it is temporarily in your stomach for 12 months it encourages your body to adapt to healthier portion sizes. The shape and volume of the stomach balloon takes up enough space in your stomach to help you adapt to healthier portion sizes. The technology and design of the balloon helps patients lose up to 3x the weight of diet and exercise alone.
The gastric balloon is inserted orally through your esophagus and placed directly into your stomach during a quick, non-surgical procedure.
The short procedure is completed while you are mildly sedated. Patients go home to start their weight loss journey on the same day.
With up to 12 months with your balloon together with your physicians support team, you will have the help to achieve your weight loss goals.
The procedure is a non-surgical weight loss procedure where the patient is lightly sedated and a temporary medical grade balloon is inserted through the mouth using and endoscope and then inflated with a saline solution.
The procedure takes about 20-30 minutes and patients can normally go home after a few hours and are fully recovered after 3 days.
The balloon is left in the stomach for up to 12 months and follow a medically supervised diet. After 12 months, the balloon will be removed using another endoscopic procedure.
After the balloon is removed, patients will continue to attend scheduled appointments on a regular basis in which support is provided and answering any questions or concerns that may arise.
Q: Is gastric balloon right for me?
A: Patients with a body mass index greater than 27
Q: How long is the hospital stay?
A: Patients can normally go home after a few hours
Q: How long is the gastric balloon surgery?
A: The procedure takes about 20-30 minutes.
Q: What are the advantages for gastric balloon surgery?
A: Gastric balloon procedure is a non-surgical and less risky procedure that is not permanent. It is an effective weight-loss procedure to kick start weight loss with diet and exercise
Q:Who may not be suitable
A: Patients with any of the following:
Q: What are the disadvantages of gastric balloon surgery?
A: The disadvantages are:
* Results are from individual customer testimonials and your results may vary.