Elipse Gastric Balloon
Ellipse Gastric Balloon – also known as a Swallowable Gastric Balloon – is another Bariatric alternative procedure for losing excess weight quickly without requiring surgery, or if you are not suitable for a standard Gastric balloon.
The Elipse balloon is a novel, non-endoscopic weight-loss option. It is ingested and filled with liquid. After 4 months, the balloon self-empties and is naturally excreted.
In our clinic in Istanbul, Turkey, we offer the 20 minutes Elipse balloon procedure, which requires no surgical procedure, endoscopy, or anesthesia, as a solution for our patients who are unable to reduce excess weight while making lifestyle changes.
Don’t hesitate to contact us if an Elipse balloon is something you are interested in seeking in Turkey and unsure if you are qualified to undergo one; we’ll provide all the answers!
Who Can Have Elipse Balloon Surgery?
The Elipse Balloon is a weight loss aid for adults over the age of 18 who are overweight or obese, as defined by a BMI of +27. If you are significantly overweight and have a history of failed dieting attempts, The swallowable gastric balloon will give you the time you need to gain a healthy eating habit during its placement in your stomach.
And as the swallowable capsule procedure offers the great advantages of no endoscopy, no surgery, no balloon removal, and returning to normal life directly after the procedure.
Elipse Balloon is very suitable for patients who are at risk of undergoing surgical procedures, or patients who avoiding any surgical procedure, and patients who have anesthesia concerns.
Moreover, if your BMI is greater than 27, you are more likely to be eligible for other gastric treatments. If you have never had stomach surgery and are looking for an alternative method to change your eating habits, we offer other options that are tailored to each patient’s specific situation. Dont hesitate to get in touch with us.
How is Elipse Balloon Applied?
The application of Ellipse Balloon is the moderation of gastric balloon surgery that provides easy and effective weight loss treatment, that reduces food intake due to the space occupied by the stomach where the balloon-like material is placed in the stomach. Unlike traditional gastric balloons, requirements have been used in the treatment of obesity since 1985.
Elipse balloon Placement is performed by an experienced surgeon in a 20-min outpatient visit without endoscopy or anesthesia.
The balloon is compressed into a swallowable capsule connected to a thin catheter, through which then the balloon is filled with 550 mL amount of liquid after it reaches the stomach.
After the filling and once the correct position of the balloon is confirmed via an abdominal X-ray, the doctor will remove the thin catheter. At approximately 4 months, a valve in the Elipse balloon spontaneously opens, the balloon empties, and it is then excreted through the gastrointestinal tract. A thin guidewire acting as a stylet (to slightly stiffen the catheter) may be used in case of difficulty swallowing.
What Are The Possible Risks Of Ellipse Balloon Surgery?
After the Ellipse Balloon is attached, depending on how much the patients adhere to the surgeon’s instruction, complaints such as vomiting and nausea may occur due to the balloon’s recent placement in the stomach.
However, Vomiting and nausea complaints that can be seen in all patients usually end within 2-3 days. Although rare, these complaints can continue in the long term. Bleeding problems can be experienced when the Ellipse Balloon is inserted or when the Ellipse Balloon is removed, depending on the experience of the experts. Ellipse Balloon can cause abdominal pain in some patients. and also it may cause a digestive effect.
a doctor’s experience has a significant impact on how a patient’s procedure goes, so always make sure you have a prior consultation with the clinic or hospital’s doctor to learn more about your procedure process.
Elipse Balloon Side Effects
The Ellipse balloon procedure, like any other medical procedure, may have risks and side effects. Endoscope effects and esophageal or stomach injuries are among the potential side effects of the procedure. These are, however, extremely exceptional cases.
And often Most people can resume normal activities within a day or two, but some people experience nausea, abdominal cramping, and, on rare occasions, vomiting after balloon placement. Most of the time, the medications prescribed by your doctor will keep these symptoms under control.
How much does a gastric balloon cost in the UK?
The average cost of Elipse balloon surgery in the UK is £6000, the minimum cost is £2,000, And the maximum cost is £9000.
These are European average prices. as Each region has its own pricing policy. The cost factors vary depending on the experience of the surgeon performing the operation, the equipment of the hospital or clinic, and the medical team’s experience. The materials that were used in the operation.
How is The Recovery Process After Ellipse Instagastic Balloon Surgery ?
There is no such thing as a recovery period after the procedure. There are no complications or even side effects. A return to normal life is experienced within 1-2 days after settlement. Some patients may experience nausea or vomiting in the first days, or abdominal cramps, but this situation is temporary.
What Are The Average Prices Of Weight Loss with Ellipse Balloon Surgery In The World ?
The price of gastric balloon placement varies by type. In the classic gastric balloon placement, an additional removal fee is also charged. However, the best part of the ellipse gastric balloon is that there is no need for a separate procedure for removal, which prevents an extra charge.
How much can you lose with elipse balloon?
The amount of weight you lose will depend on how closely you follow your diet and adopt the long-term lifestyle changes. Averages weight loss (at the end of treatment) of 10 kg to 15 kg are reported with swalloble ellipse balloon.
Ellipse balloon lasts 4 months.
Elipse balloon is not FDA approved.
You need to follow diet rules and have healthy eating habits.
Its Available Europe, the Middle East, and South America.
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Patient Reviews & Testimonials
“I came from Germany . I had my Surgery with Dr. Hassan Erdem. I am very satisfied.
He was very nice and friendly. He did good Job. 😊👍The Hospital was very good and the people are nice. They always checked me up. I almost lost 5 kilos in 6 days.🌸”
Scarlett - Germany
“Had my operation in may 20th it’s now July 17th I’ve lost 20 kilos best thing I ever done. Feel healthier and happier thanks to all the staff an doctors for their help it was much appreciated will be back to visit soon. Thank you so much for everything.🤗”
Anna - England
“The best decision I made in my life was having this operation. I had my surgery 5th of July 2018 and went into it weighing 118 kilos and it’s been just over a year I’m 74 kilos. Worth every single penny I spent and the doctors are so motivating and supporting😊”.
Tim - Ireland
“Thank you for everything doctor Hasan. I had gastric sleeve 7.04.2019. I lost 43 kilos. After the surgery, i felt a little pain but that was worthy. Dr Hasan and his team gave me a new life. Now, As if I never lived before. Thank Dr. HE and his team.😚"
Justin - Australia
"I was searching for this operation for years. I found Turkey and Turkey was a good option. Before the surgery, I was afraid. But Dr. Hasan Erdem and his team helped me a lot. Now, I lost 13 kilos in one month.. I am getting better everyday.😇"
Watson - Italy
"I was 120kg and now 75kg, it's Dr. Hasan and his team's miracle. From start to end everything is perfect. They always write to me and ask about my health per week. I made a good decision. Of course, I was worried and I was afraid but their energies were wonderful.😌"
James - England
"What a service from arriving to leaving i can't fault these people enough. Recommend the whole team was really fantastic and couldn't do enough. Was really worried about the surgery but everyone of the team just made it so at ease FANTASTIC. I have no regrets Thank you Dr. HE!🙏"
Emily - USA
"How can I say? My weight was 138. I was feeling so tired. I could not even walk. I could not sleep well. I found Dr. Hasan Erdem on the internet. I had so many questions. I was worrying but his team helped me a lot. After 8 months, I lost 47 weight.🥰"