Intragastric Balloon: Deflating pounds, inflating confidence

Intragastric Balloon

What is Intragastric Balloon Placement?

Intragastric balloon placement is a non-surgical weight loss procedure where a deflated silicone balloon is inserted into the stomach through an endoscopic procedure. Once in place, the balloon is filled with a sterile saline solution, expanding to occupy a significant portion of the stomach’s volume. This intervention promotes a feeling of fullness, restricting food intake and aiding in weight loss.

How Is Intragastric Balloon Procedure Performed?

The Intragastric Balloon System is implanted in the stomach via a 30-minute minimally invasive endoscopic out patient procedure while the patient is under mild sedation. It is an out-patient procedure and does not need hospital admission. It is not a surgery and does not leave a permanent anatomical change to your body. The balloon partially fills the stomach to provide a feeling of satiety.

What happens after the Procedure?

As a result of the intragastric balloon procedure, patients are typically monitored in a recovery area to ensure their well-being. There is a possibility that some individuals may experience temporary discomfort, nausea, or vomiting that can be managed using prescribed medications. As part of the post-operative recovery, a dietary and lifestyle plan is developed to enhance weight loss and overall well-being.

Visit Nizamiye hospital to learn more about the procedure and see if you are candidate for the Intragastric Balloon System. You can contact us on https://nizamiye.ng/ and also call/text Veno from public relations on 08166666023 – 08056339444.

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