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Gastric Balloon Operation

Gastric balloon operation in Turkey is a non-surgical cosmetic procedure, aims to reduce the weight, by entering a balloon, which reduces the amount of food eaten, that leads to weight loss.

There are three types of gastric balloon operation, the doctor determines the most appropriate type for the patient, depending on the size of the fat mass s/he suffers of. They are as follows:

It is a single balloon with is entered into the stomach and is filled with saline.

They are two balloons, and are quite similar to Orbera.

It is entered into the stomach by small capsules, and is filled with Nitrogen gas.

The balloon is left in the stomach for a period of six to nine months, the time period is determined according the patient’s weight.

Candidates For Gastric Balloon Operation

Many people suffer of obesity and wish to have gastric balloon operation, but the gastric balloon operation does not fit for everybody. Candidates for the procedure are listed below:

Pre- Gastric Balloon Operation Tips

There are some tips and procedures to follow before undergoing to gastric balloon operation, which are summarized as follows:

Stop eating and fast for 4 hours before the gastric balloon operation.

The person must inform the doctor of his/her medical history, whether they suffer of any particular disease or are taking certain medications.

Make the necessary radiography to ensure the safety of the person, and that s/he is a proper candidate for gastric balloon operation.

Avoid having any sort of blood thinners, such as vitamin combinations, alcohol and green tea.

Stop smoking for a week before undergoing the gastric balloon operation.

Post- Gastric Balloon Operation Tips

There some tips that are dictated by the doctor, and the person must follow them to get to the desired results from gastric balloon operation, such as:

Stages Of Gastric Balloon Operation

Gastric balloon operation is performed through some simple steps and stages, which are as follows:

The balloon is left in the stomach for six to nine months, the person lives his/her normal life during that period, then they come back to remove the balloon.

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