Gastric Balloon

Gastric Balloon placement (FDA Approved) is a weight-loss procedure that involves placing a silicone balloon with Endoscopy in your stomach.

The Gastric balloon is based on the simple mechanism that a balloon will cover so much place in the stomach that you lose weight by limiting the amount of food that you can eat and making you feel fuller faster.

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    The Gastric Balloon procedure may be an option if you have concerns about your weight, and diet and exercise haven’t worked for you.

    Types of Gastric Balloon

    Spatz Gastric balloon

    Spatz Gastric balloon (FDA approved), is a very popular obesity surgery alternative, which is an adjustable balloon, that is inserted and inflated to your stomach via endoscopy. The procedure will take around 30 minutes. The Spatz Gastric Balloon stays in the stomach for 1 year and will be removed via endoscopy when the year is over.

    Spatz Gastric Balloon has a high success rate of weight loss. This gives the patient the opportunity of less food intake and become faster full. This gives the patient the chance to changes their life style in their eating habits to a healthier one.

    6 Month time spanned Gastric Balloon

    6 Month time spanned Gastric Balloon is an adjustable balloon, that is inserted and inflated to your stomach via endoscopy. The procedure will take around 30 minutes. It will stay for 6 months to support effectively the patient with their weight loss. After 6 months, it will be removed via endoscopy.

    Swallowable 4-month time spanned Gastric Balloon (Gastric Balloon Pill)

    Swallowable 4-month time spanned Gastric Balloon (Gastric Balloon Pill) is a great alternative for patients who does not wish to get a surgical procedure done. This is an outpatient procedure which takes no more then 10-15 minutes to be completed. The Gastric Balloon Pill requires only 1 visit. It will stay for 4 months to support effectively the patient with their weight loss. Once the patient swallows the gastric pill and it will come out 4 months later naturally via stool.

    Gastric Balloon Procedure in Antalya

    The gastric balloon procedure in Antalya is a weight-loss approach that involves placing a saline-filled silicone balloon in your stomach. This procedure helps you lose weight by limiting how much you can eat and making you feel fuller. The gastric balloon procedure may be an alternative if you have concerns about your weight, and diet or exercise has not functioned for you. Like other weight-loss procedures, a gastric balloon procedure requires a commitment to a healthier lifestyle. You must make permanent healthy changes to your diet and get regular exercise to help provide the long-term success of the gastric balloon.

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      The placement of a gastric balloon in Turkey helps you lose weight. Weight loss can lower your risk of potentially severe weight-related health issues, such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), heart disease or stroke, high blood pressure, obstructive sleep apnea, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and type 2 diabetes. In Turkey, gastric balloon placement and other weight-loss procedures or surgeries are generally performed only after you have tried to lose weight by improving your diet and exercise habits.

      A gastric balloon procedure can make you feel more full faster than you typically would when eating, which usually means you will eat less. One explanation why may be that the gastric balloon procedure slows down the time it takes to empty the stomach. Another explanation may be that the balloon seems to change levels of hormones that regulate appetite. The amount of weight you lose also depends on how much you can transform your lifestyle habits involving diet and exercise. If you are ready to take a step to lose weight, the gastric balloon procedure in Antalya may be an opportunity for you.

      About Gastric Balloon Procedure in Antalya

      A gastric balloon procedure in Antalya, also known as an intra-gastric balloon, is a short-term non-surgical weight loss method. It is a soft silicon balloon that is temporarily placed into your stomach to somewhat fill it so that you feel full quicker after small amounts of food. This procedure decreases your hunger allowing you to control your portion sizes. It can be used as a stepping stone on the path to weight loss success. Gastric balloon procedure in Turkey offers a weight loss solution to help patients to kick start their lifestyle changes. By using the dietary recommendation you can discover healthy eating habits and change your lifestyle so that you can lose weight quickly. In this way, you keep the pounds off long-term. Sometimes gastric balloon in Turkey is performed when the patient’s BMI is not high enough to justify surgery.

      A gastric balloon performs by taking up space in your stomach so that you feel full sooner and require to eat less. As you eat a smaller amount of nutrition, you can lose weight. However, this procedure will not help if you eat soft foods, or sweets or drink high-calorie liquids. After the procedure, the gastric balloon allows you to get used to having smaller food portions and adopting a healthier lifestyle. When the gastric balloon is removed from the stomach you will, hopefully, continue with your newly trained lifestyle and eating habits. You must be committed to a supervised gastric balloon diet and transformed lifestyle both whilst the balloon is placed and after it has been removed. The benefits of a gastric balloon procedure in Antalya are that it offers a non-surgical reversible weight loss treatment alternative that may help you to develop long term new eating habits. The weight loss can also improve any obesity-related health issues such as type 2 diabetes.

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        One major advantage of the gastric balloon procedure in Turkey is the avoidance of invasive surgery and the risks associated with surgery. As the procedure only takes 15 minutes under a mild sedative you can go home the same day. This in turn means that a gastric balloon in Turkey is less expensive than many surgical choices. The gastric balloon procedure is only temporary, offering support whilst you begin to lose weight and become more active. Patients with gastric balloons generally experience around 30 and 40% weight loss. However, the amount of weight lost by each patient will vary depending on individual circumstances with the gastric balloon procedure in Turkey.

        Who Is A Good Candidate for Gastric Balloon Procedure in Antalya?

        The gastric balloon procedure in Antalya is performed with a soft, expandable balloon, a placement tube, and a filling system. The bariatric surgeon inserts the balloon orally and then expands it with sterile saline fluid, once it is positioned in your stomach. When full, the balloon is too large to pass into the bowel. Therefore, this provides you feel fuller with less food in your stomach. Overall, gastric balloon procedures can significantly decrease your portion sizes and help you reach your long-term weight loss dreams.

        If your Body Mass Index (BMI) score is over 30, a gastric balloon procedure may help you to achieve long-term weight loss and the management of other medical diseases such as type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure. The gastric balloon procedure may be particularly useful for people considered too overweight to undergo a critical surgical operation. The use of the balloon to successfully decrease weight prior to surgery can also help to reduce the risks associated with surgical operations on overweight patients. Your consultant will confirm your BMI score and carry out a detailed assessment, before determining if a gastric balloon in Antalya is appropriate for you.

        The gastric balloon approach to losing weight concerns eating less, improving your diet, and doing more exercise. Sometimes medication prescribed by your health provider can help. There are also other surgical alternatives for gastric balloons, such as shortening your digestive tract, defined as a sleeve gastrectomy; by-passing your stomach and part of your intestinal tract with a gastric bypass or gastric banding which makes a small pouch at the top of the stomach that limits the quantity of food than can be consumed. All of these are major surgical operations that commonly involve a hospital stay. However, the gastric balloon procedure has fewer complications in performed and there is a lower risk of serious complications. Recovery in the more invasive techniques is also usually slower.

        How is the Gastric Balloon Procedure Performed in Antalya?

        The gastric balloon procedure in Antalya is a weight loss approach that involves the placement of a saline-filled balloon into the stomach to suppress appetite and drastically decrease food intake. Also referred to as the endoscopic intra-gastric balloon procedure in Turkey, this is one of the techniques currently in use to tackle obesity. Before the gastric balloon procedure, you will attend the endoscopy department or service where the bariatric surgeons of the team will come and talk to you about the procedure and ask you to sign a consent form. The gastric balloon procedure will either take place in the endoscopy department or in the operating area. After the gastric balloon is placed you will remain in the department or service for at least an hour until the initial results of the sedation (light anesthesia) have worn off. This is because sedation or anesthetic medications can make you feel sleepy and forgetful.

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          After the gastric balloon procedure, the nurses will monitor you and ask you to begin having small sips of water from a teaspoon. It is essential not to drink too fast or gulp as you might be sick or experience pain. You must have another person to accompany you home and remain with you for at least 24 hours as you may still be sleepy and forgetful from the sedative. You are recommended that for 24 hours after the gastric balloon operation you should not drive, consume alcohol, operate machinery, or sign significant documents. The gastric balloon procedure in Turkey is generally performed on an outpatient basis and takes half an hour to complete. Patients are needed to rest for several days, avoid any strenuous physical activities, and follow a limited diet for three days after the gastric balloon is placed. After a few months, the gastric balloon will be extracted through a similar procedure. In this step, the balloon is first deflated and taken out using specialized tweezers.

          Recovery From Gastric Balloon Procedure

          After the gastric balloon procedure in Antalya, you should be able to go home the same day or the day after. You may be able to consume only liquids for a few weeks, progressing to soft meals and then, after about one to two weeks, to solid food. You should be able to return to work after two to three days, depending on how soon your stomach settles and your type of work. Regular exercise should help you to return to a normal lifestyle as soon as possible. Before you start exercising, ask the healthcare team or your bariatric surgeon for direction. After the procedure, your doctor will need to extract the balloon after six to nine months. This procedure involves another endoscopy. On average, individuals who have a gastric balloon procedure lose over one-third of their excess body weight.

          Most patients experience influential weight loss results by three months after the placement of their gastric balloon in Turkey. By the six-month point patients commonly will have lost between 30 and 60 pounds depending on their initial weight. After removing the gastric balloon, patients can continue to lose weight by maintaining their healthy low-calorie diet and exercise habits. Contact Bariatric Antalya, to find out if a gastric balloon is the right procedure for you. The cost of a gastric balloon procedure is significantly less than weight loss surgery and patients who may not qualify for surgery are often candidates. Schedule your gastric balloon appointment today. Let us treat you and not just your weight.

          Why Choose Us for Gastric Balloon Procedure in Antalya

          At Bariatric Antalya, we work as teams of experts with world-class resources dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of weight loss operations. You are surrounded by the latest treatments and recommendations with everything you require to get back to your best health. Premium medical care is a way of life for us. Our nurses, surgeons, and support teams are dedicated to the care of a very small number of patients, so have more time for you. They will be with you every step of the way, tailoring the medical care around you and giving you the peace of mind that comes with knowing you are in the best hands.

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            We work together as one to guide you through each step of the weight loss experience, with complexities unraveled and answers ready to hand. Your private treatment plan will be laid out for you, with all the details taken care of so you can focus on you. Our special appointments team will organize for you to meet with one of our consultants. During the consultation, you will discuss your expectations and desired results about the gastric balloon procedure in Antalya. We will outline all risks and expected side effects so you will be fully aware of what your gastric balloon procedure involves.


            Before the surgery
            Starting with the day you decide to change your life, our experienced International Patient Coordinators will be working with you closely and individually. In order to make your journey as smooth as possible. We will coordinate with you everything step by step...
            Operation Day
            Once you are taken to the surgery room, the surgical preparations will be completed and the surgical team will take their positions. This part takes around 30 minutes. Op.Dr.Murat Aynacı will give the go ahead once you are under general anesthesia. The operation...
            After Surgery
            There will be some discomfort and pain in the first few days after the surgery. The severity of pain varies from person to person but will be managed with pain killers. 6 hours after the surgery, the required blood works will be done and you will start your little walks...
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