Spatz Balloon in Dubai
What is a Spatz Balloon?
Spatz balloon is a revolutionary weight loss procedure that is minimally invasive and is approved for a duration of 1 year. This process involves using an adjustable balloon system (Spatz3) placed into the stomach. Also, unlike the other gastric balloon, this one can be adjusted, making it easy for the surgeon to change the size of the balloon in case there is any gastric discomfort or later wants to lose more by increasing its size.
At Dr. Girish Juneja’s clinic, we understand how effective and helpful this procedure will be to your life and help you transform it. So, we offer the best surgery for Spatz Balloon in Dubai, along with the assurance of expert hands doing the procedure for you.
When did the FDA approve the Spatz Balloon procedure?
The Food and Drug Administration approved the Spatz Balloon procedure in 2015.
How does the Spatz Balloon work?
The Spatz Adjustable Balloon is a medical-grade, saline-filled gastric balloon that sits in the stomach cavity and reduces appetite by occupying roughly one-third of the stomach volume.
Furthermore, with the gastric balloon in place, the stomach empties more slowly, allowing you to feel fuller for longer.
Spatz Balloon in Dubai
Obesity affects millions of people across the globe and is responsible for several lifestyle-related issues such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and others.
Dr. Girish Juneja and his highly-skilled team help you understand your weight issues and obesity-related complications. He accordingly assists you in getting rid of all these issues through the Spatz gastric balloon, a minimally invasive procedure. Unlike the other surgeries, there are no permanent changes to your digestive system in this procedure.
Who should opt for a Spatz Balloon procedure?
The Spatz Balloon procedure is ideal for those determined to lose weight but have experienced failures in other weight-loss methods such as diet control and exercise. Therefore, anyone whose BMI is above 27, and is not fit or interested in bariatric surgical procedures, should opt for this minimally invasive gastric balloon surgery.
Our bariatric surgeons say that a person should at least have a BMI of 27 to opt for this procedure. This makes the Spatz Balloon Dubai an ideal procedure for candidates who may not be allowed similar other bariatric procedures. Additionally, as the procedure does not require any kind of surgical cuts, any person with a history of diabetes, hypertension, or conditions that may cause complications in other bariatric procedures can opt for this procedure.
With the adjustable balloon combined with an adequate diet plan, the Spatz Balloon is a unique, effective gastric balloon procedure to achieve weight loss.
What does it feel like to have the Spatz Balloon in my stomach?
Most patients report that a Spatz balloon immediately after the procedure makes them feel like they’ve just eaten a lot of food!
In rare cases, you may experience nausea, cramping, and vomiting in the first few days as the stomach adjusts to the balloon.
Is Spatz Balloon treatment a viable option for me?
More than 300,000 people have lost an average of 10-30 kg (22-66 lbs) of weight with the help of gastric balloons over the last 30 years. Self-motivation and willingness to adhere to dietary changes and behaviour modification are critical factors in your success with the Spatz3 Adjustable Balloon.
How much weight can I expect to lose with the Spatz Balloon?
Patients in the U.S. clinical study lost an average of 30 lbs., or 15% of their total body weight. Still, motivated patients can lose much more, especially since rapid weight loss begins shortly after balloon placement.
To help you achieve and maintain long-term weight loss and maintenance, Dr. Girish Juneja and his team will provide you with comprehensive diet/nutrition, exercise, and routine check-ins over the next 12 months.
How long does the procedure of Spatz Balloon take?
Both the insertion and removal of the balloon take about 15 minutes. In addition, balloon adjustments take about 15 minutes as well. Thus, overall the entire process may take up to 30 minutes.
How much time does it take to lose weight with a Spatz Balloon?
A Spatz gastric balloon is a medical device that helps people with obesity or type 2 diabetes. The weight loss process can take between 1 to 3 months, depending on the person’s body composition. It is important to note that a Spatz gastric balloon does not work for everyone unless it is used as a part of a fully planned weight loss program.
How long does it take to recover after the Spatz Balloon procedure?
To recover from the procedure, you should schedule at least three days of rest. Then, depending on how quickly your body adjusts to the balloon, you will be able to resume normal activity sooner or later.
Advantages of a Spatz Balloon in Dubai
Unlike the typical gastric balloon surgery, the Spatz Balloon surgery Dubai uses an adjustable intragastric balloon. This means that the balloon, when once placed in the stomach, can be adjusted by filling saline water (up to 750ml) to occupy the stomach and stimulate the feeling of being full faster.
The Spatz Balloon has adjustability features, using which the balloon size can be adjusted to tackle the intolerance of the gastric balloon. Thus, patients can reduce the balloon volume whenever needed without undergoing balloon removal.
The implantation time of the Spatz Balloon surgery in Dubai is 1 year, unlike the regular 6 months for other gastric balloons. Hence, it helps to achieve more weight loss & maintain it longer period so brings better results.
The beauty of the Spatz balloon lies in its adjustability feature; the Spatz Balloon volume can be increased through a simple, 15-minute endoscopic procedure to achieve better results. As a result, the Spatz Balloon Surgery is the ideal weight loss program with long-term results combined with proper diet, exercising, and behavioral changes.
What are the risks of a Spatz Balloon procedure?
Few known complications of the Spatz Balloon procedure are:
- Gastric ulceration
- Stomach Intolerance
- Difficulty in inflating or deflating the balloon
- Spontaneous deflation of the balloon may cause a subsequent obstruction.
Highlights of Spatz Balloon in Dubai
- Longest I year duration
- Adjustability (can increase or decrease size )
- Excellent weight loss
- No surgery
- Day case procedure