Stomach Balloon Dubai - A tool for weight loss
A stomach balloon or gastric balloon is a non-surgical weight-loss tool. It is a saline-filled silicone balloon, which is placed inside your stomach to help you lose weight by limited the amount of food you eat and making you feel full after eating a small amount of food.
This non-surgical treatment is also known as the intragastric balloon.
This treatment enables you to lead a healthier lifestyle without going through surgery. This tool works by occupying enough space in your stomach so that you will not be able to eat more and feel fuller after eating less. This results in losing a lot of weight. Doctors recommend this treatment for the patients whose BMI is not high enough to perform surgery. This treatment results in losing weight to a great extent as well as decreasing the risk of other weight-related health problems such as Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), stroke, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, and type 2 diabetes.
The stomach balloon Dubai is preferred for the patients who have Body Mass Index (BMI) of between 30 and 40 . And if the patient has not undergone any previous stomach or esophageal surgery.
Before the surgery
If you qualify for the Gastric balloon Dubai treatment, your doctor will provide you with general instructions to follow before he begins with the procedure. You will need to undergo several lab tests and exams before the procedure begins. Moreover, there will be several restrictions on your food and medication in the time leading up to the procedure. You will also be advised to start a physical activity program to prepare yourself for the treatment.
During the procedure
During the Gastric balloon Dubai treatment, your doctor will insert a deflated gastric balloon through your mouth using a thin and flexible tube attached with a light and camera on one end of it, this instrument is known as an endoscope. This balloon is moved down your esophagus to reach the top of your stomach. Once the balloon reaches the stomach, the doctor advances a small filling tube called Catherine down your throat to fill the balloon with sterile saline. The whole procedure is carried out after giving light anesthesia to the patient. When the gastric balloon gets deflated after 6 months, it is removed out of the patient's body by using the endoscopic procedure in the same way as it was inserted.The success rate of surgery for stomach balloon Dubai is very high.
An alternative to this treatment is a new gastric balloon, known as a gastric balloon pill capsule. Here, the patient has to simply swallow it, so that it can reach the stomach. Then, the doctor inflates the balloon by filling it with gas using a thin and flexible tube attached to it. This procedure does not require anesthesia and needs to be removed after six months. This treatment requires a half-hour to get completed. Moreover, it does not require a longer stay at the hospital after the treatment gets completed.
After the procedure
The intragastric balloon treatment does not require a longer stay at the hospital. You can leave the hospital in two-three hours after the treatment finishes. For a few days, you need to consume only a small amount of clear liquids, as your stomach is not strong enough to absorb heavy food at this point. After a few days, you can switch to sift food and normal textured solid food as your recovery grabs the pace.
Your dietitian will provide you with instructions on what kind of changes you need to make in your diet and exercise routine to achieve your weight loss targets. You need to adhere to these instructions to bring significant changes in your lifestyle and lose the excess weight altogether. Once the gastric balloon is removed by your doctor after six months, your stomach will come to its original size. After its removal, it becomes more important to stick to your changed lifestyle routine in order to maintain your weight loss. You will need to visit your doctor for time to time appointments, which include diet advice and planning. Dr. Muharrem Oner is the best for the treatment of Stomach balloon Dubai.
Risks and complications involved
Every treatment comes with some side effects. Patients may experience some short-term side-effects after gastric balloon treatment, which includes gastric discomfort, nausea, vomiting, the feeling of imbalance, heaviness in the abdominal area, back pain, indigestion, injury during the treatment, and in very rare cases when the balloon gets naturally expelled.
After the Gastric Balloon treatment gets completed, the patient will not be able to do overeating because of the stomach balloon placed inside their stomach. As it is responsible for making the patient feel fuller after eating a very less amount of food. According to the summary based on other available treatments, a total excess weight of 30% to 47% can be reduced after the completion of gastric balloon treatment. Other health issues related to being overweight can be resolves including heart disease, high blood pressure, gastroesophageal reflux disease, sleep apnea, high cholesterol, and type 2 diabetes.