Obesity and overweight are on the rise in the developed world: in Europe, more than 50% of adults are obese or overweight. In the meantime, it has been proven that being overweight is harmful to health in the long term. For example, the excess pounds are a risk factor for cancer and cardiovascular diseases.
If your status is not appropriate for operation, we offer you the opportunity to successfully reduce your weight under medical supervision with the help of a gastric balloon. Unlike the methods of obesity surgery; gastric reduction, gastric bypass, etc. the gastric balloon is a non-surgical way to treat obesity. Insertion and removal take a maximum of half an hour and you do not have long downtime. In only six months, a weight loss of between 10 and 25 kilograms is usually achieved.
Gastric Balloon Therapy is currently is performed under sedation anesthesia. During the complete treatment, you will be closely supervised and will always find a contact person if you have questions or problems with the gastric balloon.