Gastric Balloon: How Many Minutes Does It Take?
An average of 10-15 minutes under sedation in the gastric balloon endoscopy unit. in progress. Gastric balloon.
ReShape™ Dual Gastric Balloon – 2022
How Much Weight Loss?
Weight loss with a gastric balloon will vary according to the person’s current excess weight, metabolic rate, gender, age, metabolic and hormonal diseases, diet compliance and physical activity. On average, 20-30% of the weight is given. Compliance with diet and increasing physical activity will increase this rate even more.
Conditions Not Applicable
Gastric balloon procedure is not suitable for alcoholics, drug addicts, people with mental disorders, those who use anticoagulants and systemic corticosteroids, those who have had major laparoscopic surgery, those with infectious bowel disease, and those with gastrointestinal problems such as esophagitis and ulcers. Balloon application is not applied in patients with gastritis and in patients with complaints such as reflux, first treatment is requested and then the procedure is applied. It is not applied to people who are pregnant or suspected of pregnancy, and it is recommended to be applied to breastfeeding mothers after the breastfeeding period is over.
How Many Minutes Does It Take?
An average of 10-15 minutes under sedation in the gastric balloon endoscopy unit. in progress.
How to Remove Gastric Balloon?
Sedation (anesthesia) is given to the patient, and the balloon is deflated by endoscopic method and removed by mouth. The period after the balloon is removed is called the weight maintenance period. Patients may think that they will gain weight after balloon removal. Because after the balloon comes out, the feeling of fullness will pass and more nutrition can be observed. Regaining the lost weight is possible if care is not taken. In order for the weight loss to continue by following the dietitian’s recommendations, it will be necessary not to skip meals and meals and to continue with the diet, as in the solid nutrition period.
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