Gastric Balloon Surgery-Risks and Complications  associated with it

Different invasive and non-invasive methods are being used to help the individuals suffering from the obesity-related life-threatening conditions to return to a healthy life. Among these weight loss procedures, Gastric Balloon Dubai is gaining popularity as it is an efficient and safe method, gastric balloon is inserted endoscopically into the stomach and then inflated with air, saline or methylene blue. And after a few hours of this procedure, the patient is followed up as an outpatient for six months. Then the gastric balloon is to be removed following the same method.

Like any other weight loss procedure, Gastric Balloon Surgery includes some risks and complications associated with it. In such cases, it is best option to get familiarised with what could occur, this will enable you to check beforehand if anything goes wrong.A gastric balloon is usually installed through the mouth so there are fewer complications when compared to other procedures as weight-loss procedures. Usually, this procedure is performed with no complications or minimum complications.

However, few patients may experience some complications like stomach cramps, fever, diarrhea, and sense of nausea and vomiting.

As the balloon is fitted through the mouth, Patients may suffer from damage to the oesophagus and mouth, minor bleeding and discomfort, pain information of ulcers.

Infections caused by bacteria growth within the balloon, this may occur during the removal or deflate or leaking in the balloon.

Intestine obstruction or small bowel obstruction due to leakage or deflation of the gastric balloon before the due date. To know more about gastric balloon surgery click here.

Very few people report serious complications with the new generation of gastric balloons. Patients are requested to consult surgical team to deal with these complications that occurred during the fitting or removal of the balloon.