Gastric Balloon in Iran


Assuredly obesity is dangerous and may lead to chronic diseases like high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), cancer, Obstructive sleep apnea and infertility. When treatments such as medications, diet and physical exercises have failed, weight-loss procedures such as endoscopic gastric balloon can help you to combat obesity. According to doctors, gastric balloon may be a good option for you if your body mass index score is between 30 and 40 and you have not had previous stomach or esophageal surgery. The placement of an intragastric silicone balloon helps you feel hungry less than before and lose 10 and 25 kilograms gradually during several months.


 How is Gastric Balloon performed? 

Gastric balloon is an outpatient procedure, because is done in the endoscopy unit of medical centers. During this non-surgical procedure, your surgeon first directs a silicone balloon into the stomach with a catheter. Then endoscope is inserted through the throat into the stomach and the camera on the top of it allows your doctor to see the filling process of balloon with saline. The procedure takes about a half-hour and you can return home without the need for hospitalization.


Benefits of doing Gastric Balloon in Iran?

Gastric balloon is one of the common weight loss procedures in Iran which is done by trained and skilled surgeons. Furthermore Iran's hospitals and clinics are one of the best in the Middle East at an affordable price. Be sure, if you perform Gastric Balloon in Iran, the Iranian skilled surgeons choose the best medical techniques like endoscopy, so that you can tolerate the least side effects. It costs about $6,000 to $9,000 to have a Gastric Balloon in the Western countries. But in Iran it costs between $2,000 and $5,000.


Bottom line

Unlike other weight loss surgical procedure such as Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Balloon is a non-surgical and non-invasive procedure. If you have a healthy diet and regular exercise after gastric balloon, we assure you that you will lose 7% to 15% of your body weight in six months. Carefultrip Center consultants can help you to perform Gastric Balloon in Iran. To do any type of weight loss surgery in Iran, Just enough get in touch with them.


The gastric balloon is temporarily inserted into the stomach like a ball full of air, fluid, or a mixture of both. Air balloons have fewer side effects due to their lighter nature. The silicone balloon inside the stomach is filled with sterile salt and then helps to lose weight by limiting the space inside the stomach and reducing the food consumed, and also makes the person feel full faster. The volume of the stomach is normally about 900 ml, but after placing the balloon, it decreases to about 700 ml.

People with a body mass index or BMI of at least 27. In other words, those who are 10 to 30 kg overweight and have not been able to lose weight with other weight loss methods.

This should not usually be the case. Although the first week may be a limitation for you, once your body gets used to the balloon, you no longer have any restrictions.

In some cases yes. For example, you may feel it when you bend over.

Weight loss with this operation is relatively limited and there is a possibility of weight return after a while. Typically, patients may regain 10-20% of their lost weight after 12 months. However, this does not happen with regular diet and exercise.