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    Gastric baloon is a temporary treatment method used for weight loss. With this method, a balloon that can inflate is placed into the patient’s stomach with an endoscopic procedure. The balloon partially fills the stomach, allowing the person to eat less and get full quicker . This helps to promote weight loss.

    Gastric Baloon is often done to overweight or obese people, when other weight loss methods such as diet and exercise are not effective or support weight loss. The balloon usually stays in the stomach between 6 months and 1 year, and

    during this time patients are supported by a healthy diet and lifestyle change under the supervision of a dietician or doctor.

    Gastric Baloon Is Not A Surgical Procedure

    The gastric balloon is not a surgical procedure and does not require hospitalization. The insertion process is usually performed endoscopic, that is, with the help of an endoscope, the stomach is reached by mouth and the balloon is placed inside the stomach. The balloon is usually inflated with a liquid or filled with air.

    The gastric balloon should be considered as a temporary measure that supports the weight loss process. It is important for the patient to change their diet and lifestyle habits so that the balloon can be effective. After the balloon is removed, healthy eating and regular exercise are important to continue the weight loss process.

    However, it is not a suitable method for every overweight or obese individual and may not be suitable for some people. It is important to evaluate and guide individuals by an obesity specialist or bariatric surgeon to decide whether the stomach balloon is suitable and its potential risks.

    For Whom is the Gastric Balloon Suitable for?

    Gastric baloon may be a suitable option for some individuals who are considering weight loss and want to combat obesity. However, it may not be suitable for everyone and is recommended for candidates determined according to some criteria.
    When deciding whether the stomach balloon is suitable, it is important to make a detailed assessment by an obesity specialist or bariatric surgeon.

    Specifications for Gastric Balloon

    People Whose Body Mass Index Is Eligible

    Body Mass Index is an assessment that measures the ratio between weight and height. Generally, individuals with a body mass index of 30 and above are considered obese and may be candidates for a stomach bubble.

    A stomach bubble may be considered if people with a body mass index of 27-30 have health problems associated with obesity and other weight loss methods are not effective.

    For Those Where Weight Loss Methods Are Ineffective

    Other weight loss methods, such as diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes, may be considered a stomach bubble if they have not achieved sufficient results in losing weight.

    People Who Do Not Carry Surgical Risk

    For patients who are not suitable for surgical procedures, the stomach bubble may be an option with temporary and less incisions. It can be considered especially for people who have health problems associated with obesity but are at high risk of surgery.

    People with Health Problems

    Related to obesity; For individuals with health problems such as hypertension, diabetes, sleep apnea, the gastrric bubble can help improve weight loss and health.

    People That Gastric Baloon Is Not Suitable For

    However, the application of a gastric balloon may not be suitable for everyone and potential risks should also be considered. There may be risks, such as infection, stomach damage, stomach ulcers, or stomach rupture during the swelling of the balloon, especially during the placement or removal of the stomach balloon.

    Operation Name Gastric Baloon
    Hospital Stay 0 Day
    Stay in Turkey 2 Days
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