Hisar Intercontinental Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
127 Est. 2007

Gastric Balloon Treatment

Starting from $1,500

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Gastric Balloon Treatment at Hisar Intercontinental Hospital

6 Month Balloon Package for 1,500 EUR

12 Month Balloon Package for 2,500 EUR

What does Hisar Intercontinental Hospital offer patients?

Hisar Intercontinental Hospital, located in Levent Mahallesi, Istanbul, Turkey offers patients Gastric Balloon Treatment procedures among its total of 214 available procedures, across 27 different specialties
. The cost of a Gastric Balloon Treatment procedure ranges from €1,500 to €2,500, whilst the national average price is approximately €2,004.

How many specialists are there and what accreditation's have been awarded to Hisar Intercontinental Hospital?

There are many specialists available at the Hospital, with 11 in total, and they are accredited by JCI Accredited

Facility Services Available at Hisar Intercontinental Hospital

Airport pickup
Family accommodation
Flight booking
Free Wifi
Hotel booking
Interpreter services
Local tourism options
Local transportation booking
Medical travel insurance
Mobility accessible rooms
Online doctor consultation
Private rooms for patients available
Special dietary requests accepted
Translation services
TV in the room


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What you need to know about Gastric Balloon Treatment in Istanbul

A gastric balloon is a type of weight-loss treatment performed to help people with obesity lose significant weight. It is a nonsurgical procedure that involves placing a saline-filled silicone balloon into your stomach. This balloon obstructs a sizable area of your stomach, thus limiting how much you can eat and making you feel fuller faster. The balloon is designed to stay in your stomach for only six months before it is removed. After six months, the balloon is deflated and removed from your stomach, allowing you to have your normal stomach size back.

The gastric balloon will help you lose weight and lower your risks of potentially life-threatening weight-related diseases, such as heart disease or stroke, high blood pressure, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), obstructive sleep apnea, type 2 diabetes, and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).

You may consider gastric balloon if your body mass index (BMI) is between 30 and 40, and diet and exercise have not worked for you.

After gastric balloon, you will be able to lose significant weight. As a result, your risk of developing weight-related diseases is reduced and you can enjoy more activities that you could not do before. You may also become more comfortable and confident with yourself. In the end, the procedure will increase your quality of life.

What's the Recovery Time for Gastric Balloon Treatment Procedures in Istanbul?

The first few days after gastric balloon insertion, you may experience pain, nausea, and vomiting. However, you should be able to go back to most of your normal activities, including work within the next day (if your job is not physically demanding). Make sure to discuss with your doctor your recovery timeline.

What's the Success Rate of Gastric Balloon Treatment Procedures in Istanbul?

A gastric balloon is a safe and effective procedure. Women typically lose around 2 to 3 kilograms of their body weight in the first week, while men may lose around 4 to 7 kilograms. On average, patients lose around 7% to 15% of their excess weight during the six months that the gastric balloon is inside their stomach. The total weight loss after a gastric balloon ranges from 30% to 47%.

Although the gastric balloon is generally safe, you still need to be aware of the possible side effects and risks the procedure carries. The anesthesia and endoscope used in the insertion of the balloon can cause side effects such as stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting, discomfort, and reflux. In some cases, patients may also experience bloating, indigestion, diarrhea, abdominal or back pain, flatulence, and heavy feeling in the abdomen. All of these side effects are usually temporary and should subside on their own without any treatment.

In very rare cases, the balloon can deflate by itself and slip into the lower intestines. This can cause blockage in your digestive system, resulting in bowel obstruction. If this happens, additional surgery to remove the balloon is needed. Other rare, but possible complications are ulcers and perforation in the stomach wall, which would need surgery to treat.

Other Bariatric Surgery Procedures Available at Hisar Intercontinental Hospital

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Doctors at Hisar Intercontinental Hospital

  • Dr. Ali Gozukucuk

    Dr. Ali Gozukucuk

    • Pediatrics


  • Dr. Ali Fedakar

    Dr. Ali Fedakar

    • Cardiology


  • Prof. Yavuz Selim Yildirim

    Prof. Yavuz Selim Yildirim

    • Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)


  • Dr. Ayse Akbulut

    Dr. Ayse Akbulut

    • Gynecology


  • Dr. Nurettin  Demirkol

    Dr. Nurettin Demirkol

    • Internal Medicine


  • Prof. Kadir Tahta

    Prof. Kadir Tahta

    • Neurosurgery


  • Dr. Figen Sungar

    Dr. Figen Sungar

    • Gynecology


  • Prof Semih Takka

    Prof Semih Takka

    • Orthopedics


  • Osman Hakan Canatay

    Osman Hakan Canatay

    • Anesthetics


  • Dr. Enver Selman Sumer

    Dr. Enver Selman Sumer

    • Dentistry


  • Dr. Bilgehan Aydin

    Dr. Bilgehan Aydin

    • Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery


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