Lose weight without the hunger frustration of most diets
Get multidisciplinary support during your weight loss journey
Discover a breakthrough in simplicity: no surgery, endoscopy or anaesthesia
The Intragastric Balloon is swallowed
in a physician's office
The Intragastric Balloon is filled with
550 ml of liquid in the stomach
In the 16th week, the Intragastric Balloon
self-empties and passes naturally
Your BMI is
Underweight : <18.5
Normal weight : 18.5-24.9
Overweight : 25-29.9
Obesity : >30
Lose 13 to 15 kg on average in 16 weeks of Intragastric Balloon Therapy. 80% of weight loss occurs in the first three months.
Most people are able to swallow the Balloon. If you have trouble swallowing the balloon on your own, your physician can assist you using a gentle guide wire.
Most people are able to return to normal activity within a day or two, but soome people experience nausea, abdominal cramping, and occasionally vomiting after balloon placement. In most cases, these symptoms are well - controlled with the standard medications prescribed by the physician.
Established in 1975, NMC Specialty Hospital Abu Dhabi is a multi-specialty hospital providing quality and trusted healthcare services to the people of Abu Dhabi and the surrounding region. The hospital is affiliated with all major national as well as international insurance companies and enjoys direct billing facilities with the insurance companies and third party administrators (TPA).View Hospital