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What happens if the gastric balloon pops?

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  1. What happens if the gastric balloon pops?
  2. How much can you lose with elipse balloon?
  3. How much does a gastric balloon cost?
  4. What is the difference between Obalon and Orbera?
  5. Has anyone died gastric balloon?
  6. Can you drink alcohol with a gastric balloon?
  7. Is a gastric balloon worth it?
  8. How many people have died from gastric balloon?
  9. How safe is a gastric balloon?
  10. How do you feel after gastric balloon?
  11. Do you feel hungry with gastric balloon?
  12. Can you fly with a gastric balloon?
  13. Is the gastric balloon safe?
  14. Is the balloon pill safe?
  15. What does a gastric balloon feel like?
  16. Do you feel hungry with a gastric balloon?
  17. How painful is a gastric balloon?
  18. How long does a gastric balloon last?
  19. Has anyone died from the gastric balloon?
  20. What can I eat with a gastric balloon?

What happens if the gastric balloon pops?

The balloon displaces stomach volume which produces a sense of early satiety when eating. Severe adverse complications include gastric perforation (more likely in those with previous upper GI surgeries), gastric obstruction, gastric ulcer, esophagitis, and esophageal perforation.

How much can you lose with elipse balloon?

You can expect to achieve 10-15% TBWL (Total Body Weight Loss; ie. a 100kg person could expect to lose 10-15kg on average) over 16 weeks with the Elipse balloon. Ultimately, the amount of weight you lose and maintain will depend on how closely you follow the advice of your medical and allied health care team.

How much does a gastric balloon cost?

The price of ORBERA, a new gastric balloon weight-loss procedure, varies depending on location. According to one source, the patient-reported cost of ORBERA varies from around $3,000 to around $9,000. Most reports seem to indicate a cost of about $6,000–$7,000.

What is the difference between Obalon and Orbera?

Obalon and Orbera are two different types of gastric balloons. Orbera is a single balloon that is filled with a saline solution after it's put into the stomach. Obalon, on the other hand, is a balloon “system”. The Obalon system is made up of 3 smaller balloons that are placed at separate appointments.

Has anyone died gastric balloon?

Since 2016, the FDA has received reports of a total of 12 deaths that occurred in patients with liquid-filled intragastric balloon systems worldwide. Seven of these 12 deaths were patients in the U.S. (four with the Orbera Intragastric Balloon System, and three with the ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System).

Can you drink alcohol with a gastric balloon?

Can I drink alcohol? Although alcohol consumption in moderation will not affect your gastric balloon, it may cause heartburn. It is important to limit as the extra calories won't help your weight-loss!

Is a gastric balloon worth it?

An intragastric balloon can make you feel more full faster than you normally would when eating, which often means you'll eat less. One reason why may be that the intragastric balloon slows down the time it takes to empty the stomach.

How many people have died from gastric balloon?

Since 2016, the FDA has received reports of a total of 12 deaths that occurred in patients with liquid-filled intragastric balloon systems worldwide. Seven of these 12 deaths were patients in the U.S. (four with the Orbera Intragastric Balloon System, and three with the ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System).

How safe is a gastric balloon?

Dr. Abu Dayyeh says the balloon procedure is safe and fully reversible. Severe side effects, such as small bowel obstruction, perforation or tears in the stomach, and bleeding are rare.

How do you feel after gastric balloon?

After the procedure You may feel a little groggy and forgetful but this will soon wear off. You might feel quite thirsty and may have a dry mouth but it is important not to drink quickly and gulp as you will be sick and might experience pain. Start with drinking some water from a TEASPOON.

Do you feel hungry with gastric balloon?

During the first week after the procedure, most patients are not hungry. Some patients do experience nausea that gets worse with food intake. Weight loss can be significant during the first week. Men may lose 8 to 15 pounds during their first week.

Can you fly with a gastric balloon?

Travel and the intra-gastric balloon You should not plan to travel abroad after the balloon is inserted. You can fly with the balloon in place, but if the balloon deflates while you are abroad, the medical and nursing team who placed the balloon will not be available to look after you and remove the balloon.

Is the gastric balloon safe?

Dr. Abu Dayyeh says the balloon procedure is safe and fully reversible. Severe side effects, such as small bowel obstruction, perforation or tears in the stomach, and bleeding are rare.

Is the balloon pill safe?

The FDA views it as a medical device because it is an ingested material that occupies space in the stomach (and then passes from the body naturally via the GI tract). It's meant to be used along with diet and exercise. It is approved for people with a BMI of 25-40.

What does a gastric balloon feel like?

Patients are expected to feel some minor abdominal discomfort for a short time, which should go away relatively quickly. The balloon, once filled up, takes up space in the stomach that prevents the patient from eating too much in one sitting. It also causes the patient to feel full for most of the day.

Do you feel hungry with a gastric balloon?

A gastric balloon is a soft silicone balloon that is designed to partially fill your stomach, giving you a feeling of fullness. It should help you to feel less hungry but also feel fuller more quickly after small meals.

How painful is a gastric balloon?

You may experience some pain which can be caused if your oesophagus or stomach is punctured whilst inserting the gastric balloon, although this is very rare. You may also feel pain from the inflation of the balloon, however most people refer to this as more of a discomfort.

How long does a gastric balloon last?

Gastric balloons are designed to stay in the stomach for six months. After six months they are deflated and removed via endoscopy.

Has anyone died from the gastric balloon?

Since 2016, the FDA has received reports of a total of 12 deaths that occurred in patients with liquid-filled intragastric balloon systems worldwide. Seven of these 12 deaths were patients in the U.S. (four with the Orbera Intragastric Balloon System, and three with the ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System).

What can I eat with a gastric balloon?

Shortly after insertion of the balloon you will be instructed to sip water. If that is tolerated you can progress onto free fluids such as milk, yoghurt, fruit juices (low sugar) and soups for the next three days. You should choose nutritious protein containing fluids; soups are ideal and allow good variety .