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Easy and Affordable Gastric Balloon Surgery in Tijuana, Mexico

, , Mexico

Package Price : $3400

Treatment :Obesity/Bariatric Surgery

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Location : , Mexico

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Gastric Balloon Surgery in Tijuana, MexicoEasy and Affordable Gastric Balloon Surgery in Tijuana, Mexico

The gastric balloon, sometimes called the intragastric balloon is a soft, silicone balloon that is inserted into the stomach and filled with sterile saline. This is a non-surgical procedure, done without general anesthesia. The balloon is usually left in the stomach for six months and is sometimes done as preparation for other weight loss surgeries.

Gastric Balloon Surgery is a nonsurgical technique during which a deflated silicone balloon is inserted into the patient's stomach. Inside the stomach, the balloon will be filled with be inflated, closed tightly and released in the stomach, filing a significant part of it. That is why the patient will feel full after ingesting only a small amount of food.

The silicone balloon will occupy about two thirds of the stomach. After six months the balloon will be removed because its quality will be affected by the acidic environment in which it stays. The procedure does not take more than 30 minutes and the patient will be able to return home the next day if there are no complications.

Factors that Affect Package Price

You may find that the same provider is offering different package prices for Gastric Balloon Surgery in Tijuana, Mexico. This happens due to relative factors such as:

  • Gender
  • Age
  • Medical conditions, like diabetes and lupus
  • Hormonal changes
  • Response of the body to the pre-op tests
  • Weight of the body
  • Experience of the Surgeon
  • Post-Operative Care

The doctor at the clinic would ask to go for laboratory tests to ascertain the problem and plan your treatment course of action. Based on that, the doctor may consult over the phone and explain about the plan for Gastric Balloon Surgery.

Benefits of Gastric Balloon Surgery in Tijuana, Mexico

  • Non-invasive procedure
  • Short recovery period
  • Safer and cheaper alternative compared to other procedures
  • Lower risks of complications
  • The patient can return to work in 1-2 days
  • Can help achieve long-term weight loss if exercise and diet and are added to the daily routine
  • Improves obesity-related conditions

Complexity Level: Medium

The average cost of Gastric Balloon Surgery in Tijuana, Mexico is around $3,400Cost: The average cost of Gastric Balloon Surgery in Tijuana, Mexico is around $3,400.

Note: Final prices are determined after physical evaluation and laboratory reports analysis.

Length to Stay: 2-3 days

Note: The duration may vary depending upon the condition of patient and the chosen procedure of treatment

Inclusions:

  • All hospital fees with night stay
  • Pre and post-operative consultations
  • All medical fees (doctor fees, anesthesiologist and nursing staff)
  • Post-surgery garment

Exclusions:

  • Hotel or recovery house
  • Preoperative lab work
  • Airfare

List of Required Pre-Op Tests:

  • Abdominal ultrasound
  • Complete blood count (CBC)
  • Blood urea nitrogen (BUN)
  • Test for cortisol, creatinine, electrolytes, prolactin and thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Chest X-ray
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Mammogram
  • Pap smear
  • Pelvic ultrasound
  • Pulmonary function tests
  • Persantine thallium scan
  • Colonoscopy
  • Echocardiogram

Note: The laboratory tests are done at least 7-10 days prior to the procedure. The particular tests are prescribed after a complete physical evaluation of the patient.

Payment Options: Cash, credit card, wire transfer

Note: The center may require a money deposit once a patient decides to book the surgery.

How to Get There

It is quite easy to get in Tijuana, Mexico, as the city is located at the junction of all major highways and railways connecting the country with the rest of Latin America.  Tijuana International Airport is connected with all major cities across the world.

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