It is a non-surgical procedure that is performed through endoscopy. It is the placement of a special balloon into the stomach, and it takes about 30 minutes.
How it helps to loose weight?
Gastric balloon fills up the stomach and creates a feeling of being full. It can be used with patients who can’t loose weight with diet and exercise or with whom surgery is risky. It is a simple procedure that is finished in a day and no hospitalization is needed. Gatric balloons must be removed between 6-12 months using endoscopy.