Gastric Balloon in Turkey system consists of a soft, expandable balloon, a placement tube and a filling system.
Gastric balloon procedure requires a detailed consultation in advance; in this stage understanding and examining the patients’ needs and expectations are very significant. Current medical condition, prior diseases and medical procedures and the BMI value are evaluated closely for the safest procedures and the most desired results.
The procedure starts with an endoscopic examination to detect any condition of ulcer, reflux or gastritis in upper digestive system; after it is made sure that the patient is suitable for the treatment, deflated silicone balloon with a small filling tube is placed inside of the stomach. Afterwards, the deflated balloon is filled with a blue agent; the blue color is for patient to be aware of any leaking condition by checking the urine color after the operation.
The procedure takes around 10-20 minutes. Patients rest for 2 hours in the hospital and then they are discharged; there is no need for a hospital stay.
After 6 months, gastric balloon is endoscopically removed; it is highly advisable for the removal to be performed by the surgeon who placed the balloon in. The periodic check-ups during this period are essential to track the progress and decide on the exact proper time for the removal.
Patients can get back to their daily routines right after the procedure. Gastric balloon is not a surgical procedure but an endoscopic procedure; therefore, the recovery period is very comfortable and painless.
Patients may experience some stomach cramps and nausea in first a few days; you will be prescribed by the proper medication to minimize these side effects.
Following a healthy diet is very important after the procedure; a proper nutrition plan starting from right after the procedure will be explained to you by your surgeon. This is important both for an effective weight loss and the proper adaptation of the balloon to the body.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Gastric balloon is made from a very strong material and the possibility of any rupture is very low; however, in case of any damage to the balloon and leakage, the blue agent inside the balloon turn the color of urine to blue and help the patient to identify the condition. If such case occurs, the balloon is endoscopically removed.
The amount of weight loss is related to the patients’ effort as well; every patient can lose different amounts of weight. The average weight loss achieved with gastric balloon placement is usually between %7-%15 of total body weight in the first 6 months; total loss can reach up to %30-%47.
There are different types of gastric balloons which can stay inside of the stomach for 6 months or a year. Your surgeon will advise you the most suitable one.
Gastric balloon procedure is a very advanced and safe non-surgical procedure and the possibility of complications is very low when performed by an experienced surgeon.
It is normal to feel some pain, cramps and nausea during the first week of the operation; afterwards, patients do not feel the existence of a balloon.
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