Intra Gastric Ballooning in India
The Intra Gastric Balloon (IGB) is a simple, non invasive procedure to treat obesity. This bariatric surgery involves placing a balloon inside the stomach to reduce hunger and food intake. For those patients who are either afraid or averse to surgeries of any kind, but would want to have a weight loss treatment done, this is one of the better options.
Intra Gastric Balloon is a very simple procedure wherein a soft, expandable balloon made of pliable silicone material is inserted in its smallest, deflated form.
The balloon is filled with sterile saline with a small catheter once it reaches the stomach.
Placement times vary but it will usually take 20-30 minutes, after which the patient will be monitored by the physician for a short time and then may return home.
Candidates for Intra Gastric Ballooning in India
You may be a good candidate for gastric ballooning system of weight loss surgery in India if the you have Body Mass Index of 30-50, are 40% above the ideal weight, do not want a surgical procedure , want a temporary (6 months max.) treatment solution to change your eating habits & lifestyle, are ready to accept temporary implant in the stomach, have usually no heartburn and do not have poorly stabilized diabetes type II
Expected Results from Intra Gastric Ballooning
The extent of weight loss with the help of the balloon is around 15 to 25 kg. It depends on the level of adherence to the diet - smaller portion of meals, which is caused by Intra Gastric Balloon System. It mainly depends on the fact if the patient maintains diet changes and exercise activities. On average the patient can lose 50% or more of their excess weight.
Recovery after Intra Gastric Ballooning
Recovery after Intra Gastric Balloon is quick- you can go back from the hospital the same day or shall be kept overnight under observation to see how does your body react. Most patients tolerate the balloon well and only a small number feel uneasiness, nausea or discomfort for a couple of days which can be controlled with drugs. You can resume your daily activities within a week of the procedure.
Cost of Intra gastric ballooning surgery in India
For the insertion of balloon, the Intra Gastric Balloon is either done on a day care basis or a maximum of overnight stay is required. The removal of balloon is relatively much simpler & the patient would be discharged from the hospital in a couple of hours. A total of 3-4 days of stay in India would be required to avail gastric ballooning in India.
The cost of the Intra Gastric Ballooning in India starts from around US$ 2750 & varies depending on the facility & city the patient chooses to get the procedure done. Your case manager shall help you with case specific cost after you provide with the medical reports / details.
Any obesity surgery or bariatric surgery is a serious proposition. It requires immense amount of deliberation, conversations, and forethought. At IndiCure, we understand the importance of every surgery conducted, and therefore, we treat our guests with utmost care and professionalism.
We are extremely sensitive towards your requirements and all the surgeries are conducted by acknowledged and experienced surgeons, considered to be the best obesity surgeons in India. We encourage you to educate yourself about the procedures before any confirmations.
For further information or free consultation, we request you to fill in inquiry form on the website and send medical reports to firstname.lastname@example.org. IndiCure assures you that all arrangements for examinations, surgeries, and post-operative recuperation will be ably taken care of.