Intragastric Balloon

  1. Bariatric Procedures
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A soft, expandable, silicone balloon is placed inside the stomach through a mild sedation and a quick endoscopy.

The balloon occupies approximately a third of the stomach volume leaving the patient with a sense of fullness. It is indicated for temporary use in mild to moderately obese patients. The amount of weight you lose will depend on how closely you follow your diet and adopt long-term lifestyle changes.

The ORBERA Intragastric Balloon System:

  • It is a non-surgical procedure
  • Used as a weight-loss tool to adopt new eating habits
  • Indicated for patients with an excess weight of 10lbs or more
  • Placed under mild sedation
  • It's reversible
  • Out-patient procedure
  • 6 month lifespan
  • Procedure time: 15 - 20 minutes 

The Spatz3 Adjustable Balloon:

  • It is a non-surgical procedure
  • Indicated for patients with an excess weight of 15lbs or more
  • Placed under mild sedation
  • It's reversible
  • Out-patient procedure
  • 12 month lifespan
  • Adjustable (which helps patient to have greater food restriction)
  • Procedure time: 20 - 25 minutes