Gastric balloon performed in Egypt


What is
a gastric balloon ?

A gastric balloon performed in Egypt consists in placing a spherical ball filled with saline into the stomach, it is inserted orally.
This technique allows the patient to feel fuller by reducing the amount of food in his stomach and helps him reach his goals of weight loss, it is for individuals with a BMI of 27 or higher and who have failed to lose weight through sports and diet.

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How much does a gastric balloon cost ?

To obtain the price of a gastric balloon performed in Egypt, you can ask for a free online quote by filling in the quotation request form.
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Gastric balloon
placement : for whom ?

It is for individuals who :

  • have a BMI of minimum 27 to 30 for example and who can not lose weight through physical activities and diet,
  • do not require a more radical weight loss surgery,
  • have health problems related to their weight such as diabetes,
  • are willing to change their bad habits and have a healthy lifestyle by practicing regular physical activities and opting for healthy meals,
  • will maintain regular follow ups with the surgeon.

to prepare ?

Before the placement of a gastric balloon realized in Egypt, you must consult your surgeon to discuss with him about this procedure whether your are eligible for it or not, he will examine you and ask you about your medical history such as your previous surgeries, your weight loss and gain, if you suffer from any disease, the medications you take…
He will also explain you this technique : its results, postoperative phases…

How is a gastric balloon placement performed ?

The time of placement of the gastric balloon performed in Egypt is of 30 minutes, it depends on the case of each patient and it does not require surgery.
The surgeon will examine your stomach using an endoscopic camera, then, he places the gastric balloon through your mouth in your stomach, it is a spherical and silicone balloon that will reduce the amount of food in your stomach and thus, it makes you feel fuller.
The process of swallowing is realized thanks to a throat spray and once the balloon is inserted into your stomach, it will be filled with sterile saline through a catheter attached to the balloon that once it is filled, the catheter will be removed.


The gastric balloon is removed after six months in the same way it is placed (through the mouth) and be replaced by another one.
In the first few weeks, you will consume liquids, then soft food and finally solid food, your surgeon will give you all the details about the diet.
The patient must have regular follow ups so that his progress can be monitored and follow a healthy lifestyle such as diet and physical exercises.
The surgeon may also prescribe you medications to reduce your stomach acid so as to avoid stomach irritation
You can resume your work after one week with the consent of your surgeon.


The results of the gastric balloon placement in Egypt are excellent if the patient follows his surgeon’s recommendations and opts for a healthy lifestyle.
It also allows the patient to treat his health problems related to his weight such as type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea…

The benefits of gastric balloon

  • It is a non surgical procedure and does not involve any incision or blood loss, it is less invasive than the other surgeries
  • It is a safe procedure
  • Gastric balloon can be removed after six months
  • Gastric balloon allows the patient to reach real weight loss results if he maintains a healthy lifestyle with regular physical exercises and diet as well as maintaining regular follow ups
  • It has few side effects and complications are rare
  • It helps the patient alleviate his health problems related to his weight such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, respiratory complications, heart disease…
  • Most patients experience their weight loss during the first three months
  • By the end of the six months, the patient will have a new healthy lifestyle without difficulties.