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Endoscopic gastric balloon insertion for weight reduction. All steps. By: Dr. Yerdel

Intragastric balloons have very restricted efficacy within the remedy of weight problems. As a result of:

1- They have to be eliminated & the impact is short-term

2- Affected person nonetheless must observe a specific eating regimen even when the balloon is tolerated nicely

Three- Virtually 10-15 % of the sufferers won’t tolerate it & will probably be prematurely eliminated in a few days after the insertion

Three- It’s not freed from issues

Four- Most significantly, in our follow, though now we have been utilizing the most recent ones, in putting distinction to balloon proponents: No affected person have ever managed to unfastened greater than 15 Kgs !

Subsequently it have to be used with warning definitely deserving a radical dialogue with the affected person, mentioning all of the shortcomings of endoscopic ballooning.

In lots of sufferers with Class 1 weight problems having new onset of kind II diabetes, a sleeve gastrectomy will serve higher than a balloon insertion (private opinion of Dr. Yerdel)

Presently, at our clinic, balloon insertion is finished solely to chubby or mildly overweight topics who has full understanding of what to anticipate.
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  1. This is so wrong !
    The moment that u decide to take the balloon out , u will gain weight back like crazy cause body is used to eat less at that point but hunger will come back ( my opinion)

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