ORBERA Balloon for 6 months & Spatz3 Adjustable Balloon for one year
ORBERA® OR ORBERA365™
It is FDA-approved Balloon designed to help you lose weight and enough to be used for a 6 months, 0r 12 months for weight loss
The ORBERA® balloon will yield the best result when used in conjunction with diet, exercise and a behavior modification program for adults with a body mass index (BMI) of 27 and above who failed to achieve and maintain weight loss with a supervised weight-control program or for adults with a BMI greater than 40 kg/m2 or BMI of 35 kg/m2 with comorbidities, prior to obesity or other surgery, in order to reduce surgical risk reduce surgical risk.. For the first month of the program a gastric balloon is placed in your stomach to help with portion control. This will help you to learn healthy portion control methods while your body adapts to your new lifestyle.
The deflated gastric balloon is inserted through the esophagus and into your stomach by endoscopy and fill the balloon with a sterile saline solution. The entire procedure takes about 10 to 15 minutes. After roughly two hours of recovery, most patients head home to begin the rest of their new life.
The ORBERA® balloon removal:
The balloon should be removed after 6 months or 12 months under sedation same like insertion.
Spatz3™ Adjustable Balloon System
The Spatz3™ Adjustable Balloon is a fluid-filled adjustable balloon approved for 1 year to aid weight loss; it is uniquely adjustable, which means that your physician can boost your weight loss when necessary with a simple, outpatient adjustment of the balloons volume.
The Spatz3™ Adjustable Balloon will yield the best result when used in conjunction with diet, exercise and a behavior modification program.
The Spatz3 Adjustable Balloon for adults with a body mass index (BMI) of 27 and above who failed to achieve and maintain weight loss with a supervised weight-control program or for adults with a BMI greater than 40 kg/m2 or BMI of 35 kg/m2 with comorbidities, prior to obesity or other surgery, in order to reduce surgical risk reduce surgical risk.
The Spatz3 Adjustable Balloon insertion:
The Spatz3 Adjustable Balloon is inserted during an outpatient procedure that takes about 20 minutes and is performed under sedation. No incisions or hospitalization required. You’ll be home within a few hours.
The Spatz3 Adjustable Balloon removal:
The balloon should be removed after 12 months under sedation same like insertion.
Each person is different from the others and that of course depends on the profession, most patients can return to work after 3 days
NO, it is not recommended
Adverse Events: Nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain are common for the first few days after the balloon is inserted in the stomach. Medications can help to minimize these side effects.
Doctor Tarek Saleh Message: Patient should understand that weight loss results vary from person to person and be aware of the importance of participating in the 12 months program, to maintain their weight loss and avoid regain weight and understand that after the balloon removal weight regains if it is not combined with appropriate healthy behaviors lifestyle including diet and exercise modifications are not continued.