Gastric Banding in Iran


Gastric Banding surgery like Gastric Balloon can decrease the size of your stomach for weight loss. It's noteworthy that this type of weight loss surgery is approved by the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In the past, doctors had believed Gastric Banding is only right for people who their body mass index (BMI) is 35 or above. But today with the progress that has been made in surgical techniques, if your body mass index score is 30 to 35, you have obesity-related complications and non-surgical options such as dietary changes, physical activity and medications not been effective about you, you may be a good candidate for Gastric Banding surgery. The placement of the band around the stomach helps you feel hungry less than before and gradually lose 35% to 45% of excess weight during several months. To get the best results you should after surgery follow a liquids and soft foods diet for up to 6 weeks.


How is Gastric Banding performed in Iran?

During Gastric Banding in Iran, Iranian surgeons place an adjustable band around the upper portion of the stomach and after that using a port inject saline solution into the band to inflate it. Because this band (tube) is adjustable, this form of bariatric surgery allows the gastric system work as usual and so you will not be facing any malabsorption. This minimally invasive procedure typically performed laparoscopically during 30 to 60 minutes, and you can be discharged from the hospital on the same day.


Benefits of doing Gastric Banding in Iran?

This surgery 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 Banding in Iran, the Iranian skilled surgeons choose the best medical techniques like laparoscopy, so that you can tolerate the least side effects. It costs about $5,000 to $7,000 to have a Gastric Banding in the Western countries. But in Iran it costs between $2,000 and $4,000.


Bottom line

If you did not lose enough weight after this surgery or had side effects such as nausea and vomiting for a long time, band can be tightened or loosened and even removed. This feature is actually the special advantage of Gastric Banding compare to other weight loss surgeries. Carefultrip Center consultants can help you to perform Gastric Banding in Iran. To do any type of weight loss surgery in Iran, Just enough get in touch with them.


Gastric banding is a surgical procedure to reduce weight that involves placing a silicone ring around the upper part of the stomach. This ring has a balloon that is filled with a solution that can be injected through a port attached to the lower abdomen to adjust it after surgery.

Gastric banding is limited to people who are severely obese and have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or higher. There are a few other people who may be considered if they have problems with obesity such as diabetes, high blood pressure or sleep apnea.

In rare cases (about 20%), this ring erupts or has mechanical problems or is eaten in the stomach and must be removed

For the first 2 to 3 weeks after surgery, the diet is limited to fluids and liquefied foods. After that, soft foods should be eaten and after 6 weeks, the diet should return to normal.