Gastric Balloon Cost in India starts from US $3,900 and varies depending on the type of balloon used, your medical history, comorbidity-if you have any, surgeon, facility, and the city where you choose to get the surgery done.
An important expense when it comes to your gastric balloon cost in India is your bariatric surgeon's fees. IndiCure recommends highly experienced, skilled, board-certified surgeons who are capable of delivering excellent results. Although the charges may vary depending on the experience of the surgeon, you can be assured that you are in safe and skilled hands when you choose bariatric surgery in India with IndiCure.
Having your gastric balloon surgery in an accredited surgical facility by skilled and qualified medical staff is a critical factor. Moreover, the geographical location of this facility also affects the quote. But, IndiCure provides you with a projected estimate that will be all-inclusive and affordable.
The surgery-related expenses include the pre-and post-surgical expenses. The pre-surgical expenses are associated with the candidacy and the medical history of the patient. This also includes routine medical exams and tests to ensure you're a good fit for the procedure.
We at IndiCure, understand that you travel with a budget in mind and do not like to be greeted by surprises after arrival in India. We thus club all these expenses and give you the package cost that is inclusive and affordable at the same time.
Your case manager shall give you an estimated cost of your surgery after discussing your medical reports with the surgeon. The final cost, however, shall be confirmed after your consultation with the surgeon.
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The Intra Gastric Balloon, (IGB) also known as the gastric balloon is a simple, non-invasive procedure to treat excessive weight. It involves placing a balloon inside the stomach to reduce hunger and food intake, thereby resulting in weight loss.
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. This balloon is temporary and generally removed after 6 to 8 months after the procedure, however can be removed at any time if the candidate feels uncomfortable or has trouble in the normal body functions.
You may be a good candidate for a gastric ballooning system of weight loss surgery if you have a Body Mass Index of more than 30 or are 40% above your ideal weight; do not want a surgical procedure, want a temporary (6 months max.) treatment solution to change your eating habits and lifestyle, are ready to accept temporary implant in the stomach, have no heartburn and do not have poorly stabilized diabetes type II.
A little silicon pouch is introduced through the mouth in the patient's stomach endoscopically.
The balloon is inflated using saline.
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.
Recovery after an 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 your body reacts. 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.
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 portions of meals and the type of diet you take. Weight loss after a gastric balloon mainly depends on diet changes and the level of exercise. On an average, the patient can lose 50% or more of their excess weight.
We at IndiCure completely understand your concerns and it is always our endeavor to provide the best outcome for every patient. Following is the list of questions you must ask before you embark on your journey for Gastric Balloon in India.
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You can expect to lose 30-40% or more of your excess body weight after a gastric balloon procedure. The amount of weight loss greatly depends on the lifestyle you follow- your adherence to recommended diet, the kind of diet you take, and how active a lifestyle you have.
Gastric balloon procedure, also known as Endoscopic Intra-gastric balloon is a non invasive procedure and thus not a surgery. It involves insertion of a specialized sterile balloon through an endoscopy without involving any incisions.
The procedure is not painful, though you may have some discomfort, uneasiness, or nausea for a couple of days which can be controlled with drugs.
Gastric Balloon procedure is completely safe if performed by an experienced and well-trained bariatric surgeon in a well-equipped surgical facility.
The possible risks of Gastric Balloon are:
With the advancement in technology and the use of the best quality balloons, though highly unlikely, there is a possibility of balloon rupture. Thus as a precaution, a safe and non-toxic blue methylene dye is added to the balloon when it is filled at the time of placement. In case your urine turns green anytime your balloon is in place, it would indicate a rupture and the balloon would be removed immediately.
Gastric Ballooning is absolutely worth it if you are ready to change and maintain your lifestyle. The procedure greatly helps you in this lifestyle change as you feel full after having much smaller portions, your appetite is reduced and you remain full for longer periods. You are also advised to exercise regularly along with dietary changes.
If you incorporate and stick to this lifestyle even after balloon removal, you can expect to maintain your weight and remain slimmer and healthier for good!
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