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Intragastric balloon placement

Intragastric balloon placement is used as a non-surgical weight loss option for patients who are obese or overweight and have not seen success with traditional weight loss methods. The balloon takes up space in the stomach, making patients feel full more quickly and helping to reduce their overall food intake. This can lead to significant weight loss and improve overall health outcomes. The procedure is minimally invasive and generally has a low risk of complications.
At ARS gastro and liver centre, Our mission is to provide compassionate, personalized care that empowers our patients to take control of their health and achieve their ideal weight. Our expert gastroenterologists use this innovative technique to help patients achieve their weight loss goals safely and effectively.

Conditions Treated:

Intragastric balloon placement is typically used to treat the following conditions:
  • Obesity: The procedure can be effective for patients who are obese or severely overweight and have not seen success with traditional weight loss methods.
  • Type 2 diabetes: Research has shown that intragastric balloon placement can help improve blood sugar control and other markers of type 2 diabetes.
  • High blood pressure: The weight loss achieved through intragastric balloon placement can also help improve blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart disease.
  • Sleep apnea: Intragastric balloon placement can help reduce the severity of sleep apnea symptoms and improve overall sleep quality.

  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD): The procedure can also help reduce the severity of NAFLD, a common liver condition that is often associated with obesity.


Some of the advantages of intragastric balloon placement include:
  • Non-surgical
  • Effective weight loss
  • Improves overall health
  • Shorter recovery time.
  • Reversible

Preventive Measures:

Patients who undergo intragastric balloon placement should follow certain measures to ensure the success of the procedure and minimize the risk of complications. These measures include
  • Follow the post-procedure diet and activity guidelines provided by the healthcare provider.
  • Monitor for any signs of complications such as fever, severe abdominal pain, or vomiting.
  • Attend all follow-up appointments with the healthcare provider to ensure proper monitoring and adjustment of the balloon as needed.
  • Maintain a healthy and balanced diet to maximize weight loss and minimize the risk of complications.
  • Increase physical activity gradually as advised by the healthcare provider to promote weight loss and overall health.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if any concerning symptoms arise or if there are any concerns about the balloon’s effectiveness or safety.
With this minimally invasive approach, you’ll see impressive results in no time, and we’ll be there to help you maintain your weight loss and achieve your long-term goals. Choose ARS gastro and liver centre in Gurugram for innovative and effective care that truly puts your health and well-being first.