Gastric balloon

Excessive appetite and constant desire to eat is a condition that is difficult to get rid of. The purpose of such a procedure related to the fight against obesity is to control the feeling of hunger and its effect on nutrition. The balloon partially fills the stomach. Therefore, a smaller amount of food makes you feel full faster. Installing the balloon takes about 15-20 minutes. The procedure is performed endoscopically under light anesthesia. After placement, the balloon is left in the stomach for 6 to 12 months, depending on the patient’s needs and condition.