Gastric Balloon in Turkey / Antalya: This method is used, when obese people have to lose weight fast. With this the stomach is filled and only a small space is left for food intake.
Many people suffering from obesity (adiposity), even when tried more than once to change the diet, to exercise and to refrain from sugar. We from Aesthetic Travel offer for patients with this kind of problems help in form of operative surgery. Just talk to us!
One of the restrictive methods in gastric surgery in Turkey we offer to our patients is a gastric balloon in Turkey / Antalya. The gastric balloon is an oval capsule. This can be swallowed or inserted through a gastroscopy from our specialists. Once in place it will be filled with a substance, normally, air or a saline solution. Since it is only a small operation for about 30 minutes, patients can leave the hospital still the same day. To eliminate any risks, the gastric balloon will be removed after 3 to 6 months from our specialist in Turkey. This measure is necessary to prevent irritations of the gastric mucosa.
The costs of the insertion of a gastric balloon are individuell and depend on several factors. If you are interested, please don’t hesitate to ask our Aesthetic Travel Team in Antalya.
A few requirements are needed before you can have your gastric balloon inserted in Turkey: You should suffer from obesity and have at least a Body-Mass-Index (BMI) of 40. If you are having severe health problems because of your weight a BMI of 35 is sufficient. You must be of legal age. Other hindrances are, if you are having psychic problems or consuming alcohol or drugs. You have also not be over the age of 65.
Before you should inform yourself about the procedure, some risks and side effects, as well as the change of your lifestyle. We, from the Aesthetic Travel Team will be glad to advise you in this matter.
By means of the inserted balloon in the stomach, the body signals a feeling of satiety. This restrictive method supports a change in diet. Because of the easy and fast insertion of the gastric balloon, can you leave the hospital the same day. With this procedure, no anatomical changes are made. After a certain period of time the capsule will be removed.
It is recommended to get nutrition counselling. Also excersise and sport can help to lose weight. For a quick reduction of weight the gastric ballon is not suitable. After removal there is danger of the so called jojo-effect and a rapid gain of weight.
Im Normalfall übernimmt die Krankenkasse keine Kostenübernahme. In besonderen Fällen, zum Beispiel bei besonders starkem Übergewicht, kann es zu einer Unterstützung oder gar zur vollen Übernahme der Kosten kommen. Dies muss bereits vor dem Eingriff mit der jeweiligen Krankenkasse abgeklärt werden.