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What is Obesity Surgery?

xxxxxxxxxxObesity is a medical condition where a person has accumulated an excessive amount of body fat that may impair health. A person is considered obese when their body weight is 20% higher than it should be. If a person’s body mass index (BMI) – a statistical measurement derived from their height and weight- is 30 or over, they are considered obese.xxxxx

What Are the Options Available for Weight Loss?
1- Gastric Balloon
2- Gastric Sleeve
3- Gastric Bypass

What is Gastric Balloon?

The gastric balloon is a non-surgical treatment that can be helpful for patients from mild to moderate obesity surgery. It works as putting a type of balloon filled with a fluid into your stomach so that it will inflate and take up space. It is a popular treatment since it does not demand surgery and recovery time at the hospital. The gastric balloon works by filling a portion of the stomach cavity. Its services to decrease the rate at which food empties from the stomach and stimulates the receptors that signal satiety to the brain. Ultimately, this means the patient can fill quicker and consume fewer calories. In addition to the placement of the gastric balloon, it must be removed after six months. Later, the patient must be monitored for another 6-month stomach sure of the changed lifestyle.

What is the operation process?

During the procedure, the thin deflated gastric balloon is placed endoscopically through the mouth into the stomach. The balloon itself is made from soft yet durable silicone about the size of a grapefruit.