Intragastric Balloon Insertion

Non Surgical Weight Loss

Intragastric Balloon Insertion

The Intragastric Balloon Insertion offers a nonsurgical solution for patients who have struggled with weight loss through diet and exercise alone. This innovative procedure involves placing a deflated balloon in the stomach via an endoscope, then filling it with saline to reduce capacity and promote weight loss. The balloon can be left in place for up to one year before removal.

Non Surgical Procedure

Non Surgical Procedure

Intragastric Balloon Insertion is a non-surgical procedure performed through endoscopy resulting in reduced scarring and quicker recovery.

Appetite Suppression

Appetite Suppression

The presence of the gastric balloon induces a feeling of fullness, reducing the desire to consume large quantities of food.

Portion Control

Portion Control

By limiting the stomach's capacity, the balloon encourages controlled food intake and supports adherence to portion control.

Behavioral Modification

Behavioral Modification

The temporary nature of the balloon insertion promotes the adoption of healthier eating habits and lifestyle changes

Eligibility Criteria

BMI range of 30 - 40
Individual assessments may vary

Expected Weight Loss

One Month

10% - 15%
of excess weight loss

Six Month

20% - 30%
of excess weight loss

One Year

40% - 60%
of excess weight loss
Disclaimers: Individual results may vary. Lifelong commitment to balanced diet, exercise, and healthy lifestyle is a must for sustained benefits.

Am I eligible for Intragastric Balloon Insertion?

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At Leptyn, we thoroughly assess potential risks and benefits for every individual based on their profile and needs. Our healthcare team will help you make an informed decision based on your unique health profile and lifestyle.


Experience Safe and Life-Changing Procedure with Leptyn

Procedure Cost starts at ₹ 3,75,000/- all inclusive

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Dr. Neha Shah

Chief Weight Loss Surgeon
Chief Medical Officer
20+ years experience
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is Intragastric Balloon Insertion?

Intragastric Balloon Insertion is a non-surgical procedure where a balloon is placed in the stomach using endoscopy, promoting feelings of fullness and aiding weight loss.

How long does the Intragastric Balloon stay in place?

Typically, the balloon remains for up to a year to assist patients in losing weight. It can be removed on-demand if weight loss goal is achieved earlier or for any other reason.

What are the potential risks associated with Intragastric Balloon Insertion?

Risks may include nausea, stomach discomfort, and rare complications like balloon deflation.

Is Intragastric Balloon Insertion a permanent weight loss solution?

No, it offers temporary weight loss support. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle post-removal is crucial for sustaining results.

How much weight loss can be expected from Intragastric Balloon Insertion?

Patients may experience significant weight loss, with some achieving up to 20% reduction in their body weight when combined with lifestyle changes.

What dietary and lifestyle changes are recommended after the procedure?

Following a balanced diet and regular exercise regimen is essential for maximizing weight loss outcomes. Leptyn provides 1 year lifestyle management support after the procedure.

How does the procedure work?

The balloon filled with saline is placed into the stomach temporarily using endoscope, promoting feelings of fullness and restricting food intake.

Qualifications may include having a BMI between 30 and 40 and experiencing challenges with weight loss through diet and exercise alone. Individual assessments may vary.

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Are there any restrictions on physical activities post-insertion?

Initially, certain dietary and activity restrictions may apply, but most patients can resume normal routines shortly thereafter.

What is the cost of balloon weight loss surgery?

Intragastric balloon cost depends upon the type of balloon being inserted and also on the institution and the treating doctor. The price for gastric balloon at Leptyn starts at INR 2.5 lacs.
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