. Less invasive, as it’s performed endoscopically (through the mouth) and doesn’t require a change in anatomy.
. It is quick and easy to place. Note: Some balloons require anesthesia to place.
. It results in weight loss.
. Device is temporary; procedure can be reversed if desired
. It may result in long-term weight loss when used in conjunction with a diet and exercise program.
. You can expect to lose between 20 to 50 pounds depending on your starting weight and lifestyle changes. Most patients lose around 30% of excess body weight or 10% to 30% of their total starting weight.
. You may feel full quicker and be less hungry while the balloon is in place.
. Quicker procedure (takes less than 30 minutes vs. about 100 minutes for the gastric sleeve)
. Quicker recovery
. Less serious complications compared to invasive surgeries
. Can be performed on patents with a lower BMI
. More affordable weight-loss option
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. Lower percentage of average weight loss
. Less effect on obesity-related conditions since less weight is lost
. Require diet and exercise discipline to be truly effective
. May take longer to see weight loss results
. Acid reflux is common. Prilosec or other anti-reflux medications are often prescribed.
. Nausea and vomiting are very common during the first few days.
. Vomiting after eating for the first few weeks is not uncommon.
. It is temporary. How will you keep the weight off after the balloon is removed?
. Stomach cramps are common.
. Difficulty sleeping may occur. Sleep disturbances may be related to an uncomfortable stomach or acid reflux while laying down.
. Acute pancreatitis is a rare risk from an overfilled saline balloon.
. Gastric balloon could deflate
. May experience bowel obstruction due to the migration of an IG
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