Elipse swallowed stomach balloon is a new generation stomach balloon developed for the non-surgical and medication-free treatment of obesity. It is a soft balloon placed on your stomach. It is the first swallowable gastric balloon that does not require any surgical procedure, endoscopy or anesthesia.
Elipse swallowed stomach balloon will help you reduce food intake and make new healthier choices by taking up space in your stomach.
The balloon system includes a soft inflatable portion, an insertion and filling system. The descending balloon is swallowed with a small amount of water. It is filled with 550 ml serum after it is determined that it is lowered to your stomach with the connection cannula. After the balloon is filled, the tube is disconnected and the balloon is left in the stomach.
Elipse stomach balloon is expelled from the body naturally at the end of its use period, you do not have to come once again to remove the balloon.
How Does A Swallowable Gastric Balloon Work?
Unlike other advanced weight loss options, the Elipse balloon does not require surgery, endoscopy, or anesthesia.
It takes approximately 15 minutes to receive the Elipse balloon. The balloon is supplied in a capsule with a thin tube. You will swallow the capsule and the doctor will use an X-ray to make sure the balloon is in your stomach. The balloon will be filled through the tube and the tube will be removed, completing the process.
The Elipse balloon is self-removing – no need to visit a doctor. After about 16 weeks, the balloon will empty on its own and flow naturally.
Benefits of Swallowable Gastric Balloon
If the gastric balloon surgery is successful, you will be able to achieve long-term weight loss, however it depends on your ability to maintain a new lifestyle.
Long-term weight loss should improve any obesity-related health problems, including:
- Sleep apnea
However, for most people, the attractiveness of a swallowable gastric balloon is that it does not require surgery and can be performed on an outpatient basis, which means minimal disruption to daily life.
Is Swallowable Gastric Balloon Right For You?
If your body mass index (BMI) is greater than 27, swallowable gastric balloon can help you with long-term weight loss and other medical conditions such as type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure. Swallowable gastric balloon can be especially helpful for people who are too overweight to undergo life-saving surgery. Using a balloon for successful weight loss before surgery can also help reduce the risks associated with surgical procedures in overweight patients. Your consultant will confirm your BMI and conduct a detailed assessment before deciding if a gastric balloon is right for you.
How Much Weight Can You Lose With Swallowable Gastric Balloon?
The weight you can lose with a gastric balloon can vary depending on the changes you make to your lifestyle. The gastric balloon in the stomach helps to slow down the passage of food from the stomach. It will be removed naturally after 6 months or earlier, depending on your goals and conditions.
Studies have shown that participants lose an average of 20-50% of their excess weight using a swallowable gastric balloon.
What Are The Advantages Of Swallowable Gastric Balloon?
- Fast and easy to place
- Does not require surgical intervention.
- Does not require endoscopy.
- No anesthesia is required to place the balloon.
- Without hospitalization
- It can lead to long-term weight loss when used in conjunction with a diet and exercise program.
- Obese patients who used a swallowed gastric balloon lost an average of about 15.2 kg over a four months period.
- You can feel full faster and feel less hungry while the balloon is in place.
- The Elipse balloon will help you lose weight permanently without surgery.
- Elipse ™ allows for repeat therapy that can be customized to suit individual weight loss needs.
- Most patients lose about 30% of their overweight or 10% to 30% of their total starting weight.
Swallowable Gastric Balloon Removal
After about 16 weeks, a release valve on the balloon opens inside the stomach, allowing it to descend and pass naturally through the gastrointestinal tract without the need for removal. In rare cases, endoscopic or surgical procedures may be required to remove the tablet gastric balloon. Talk to our doctor to see if Elipse Programme is right choice for you.
Swallowable Gastrıc Balloon Diet, Nutrition, Eating Plan
We can recommend that you drink only liquids for the first two days and switch to solid foods when you feel comfortable. The Elipse Balloon helps you feel full by allowing you to eat smaller portions. Our team of nutritionists will provide you with diet instructions, balanced eating, mindful eating and changing habits for optimal results.
How Much Does A Swallowable Gastric Balloon Cost?
Due to ethical rules of competition between institutions and awareness of internet pollution, our prices for Swallowable gastric balloon are not listed on our website. Because our goal is to provide you with the highest quality and most accurate medical information and service. Thus, we can provide the necessary information about which medical operation will be the right choice for you. Contact us for details. Our patient consultants who are experts in their fields are ready to help you.
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