Bariatric weight loss nonsurgical - gastric balloon information and locations in Mexico

A gastric balloon is a newer kind of non-surgical procedure in which 1 to 3 silicone balloons are temporarily placed inside the stomach to make less room for food. This is a same day procedure.
This procedure is done under light anesthesia. The surgeon will insert the deflated balloon down the esophagus and into the stomach. The balloon is filled with a sterile fluid using a small filling tube. After six months, the balloon is deflated and removed in the same way it was inserted.
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Silicone gastric balloon
Gastric balloon
Procedure: 1 hr.
Hospital stay: 1 hr.
Cleared to fly: 1 day
After surgery
Out of town patients do not require follow-ups with the bariatric surgeon after the procedure. Patients are clear for flying after 1 day of the gastric balloon procedure. Back at home, the patient will need periodic consultations with a bariatrician or nutritionist.
Note: See with the specialist what follow-up or postoperative care you need to take with a primary care physician, or specialist in your home city, regarding sutures or medication adjustments after the procedure.
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Weight loss procedure frequent questions

Get answers to our most frequently asked questions and what to expect after the surgery.
Am I a candidate for a gastric balloon?
A gastric balloon is usually suitable for patients who need to lose weight before another procedure, or for those who seek a non-surgical alternative to weight loss. We recommend you to refer to one of our professional doctors for an evaluation to determine if you are a candidate for surgery.
Do I need a special diet?
Aside from a transition diet, which consists of starting with liquids and working towards solids, there are few diet restrictions; however, doctors will usually recommend you to stick to a strict diet to lower the risks of regaining weight.
How long will recovery be?
Patients tend to leave the hospital on the same say of the procedure, and most are able to return to their normal activities after 3 days. Your weight loss specialists will discuss the appropriate diet and exercises to reach your weight loss targets.
Is it possible to regain weight after the balloon is removed?
Weight loss is not an easy endeavor, lifestyle changes are required to maintain proper weight after the balloon is removed. Unless you establish a proper diet and exercise program, you could regain all the lost weight.
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Kurt Schaefer on December 03, 2021
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Disclaimer: This information does not reflect the medical advice from our clinics. All cases are different and this treatment may not suit you. Always refer to a medical professional with the certification and experience. All of our physicians are fully qualified to perform these procedures. For more information and diagnosis contact one of our top specialized clinics.

In all medical procedures, there are chances of complications, the specialist will provide you detailed information about the risks of the procedure, talk to the specialist directly.