Gastric Botox Surgery
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How Can Gastric Botox in Turkey Help You? Your Every Question is Answered
Gastric botox is an endoscopic treatment and an effective and easy way of losing weight. The gastric botox aims to reduce the effects of the movements in the stomach so that the food intake is not crushed inside and stays in your stomach longer than usual, causing a full feeling in the stomach. In this way, you can eat less than you usually are. The min weight loss expected is around 5 kg, which levels up to 20 kg. But the average weight loss we see in patients is 10 kg.
The Benefits of Gastric Botox
Patients who cannot lose weight by their own efforts, who want to get rid of their excess weight, and who do not meet the appropriate criteria for obesity surgery can have advantages to lose weight with gastric botox injection. Since gastric botox is carried out by endoscopic method, there is no permanent change in the stomach or digestive system, unlike other gastric reduction surgeries, there is no risk of postoperative complications. Gastric botox can be applied in a short time, and patients do not need to stay at the hospital after the procedure. After the necessary controls are carried out, patients can return to their homes.
Who Can Get a Gastric Botox
Gastric Botox can be applied to anyone who wants to lose weight. This procedure is not an obesity surgery. However, there are certain criteria for patients that can be applied. If you are considering getting gastric botox surgery and meet these criteria, you can undergo this procedure:
• If you could not lose weight properly with diet and sports
• The body mass index of patients to be treated with gastric botox should be below 40. In other words, it is applied to individuals whose BMI is between 27-35 and who are 10-20 kilos overweight and cannot lose weight with diet and exercise.
Since gastric botox will not be beneficial in patients with a body mass index over 40, we don't recommend gastric botox for these patients.
Does Gastric Botox Have Any Side-effects?
Since gastric botox application is a standard endoscopic procedure, there is no significant side effect reported. However, the procedure is not suitable for people with muscle disease and allergies to botox. Overall, make sure your doctor inform you in detail about the side effects.
Step by Step Guide to Gastric Botox
In order to perform the gastric botox procedure, which is completed in about 20 minutes, patients must first be given anesthesia. After the patients are put to sleep, botulinum toxin is injected into certain parts of the stomach by an endoscopic method. The risk of complications after gastric botox, which is a completely painless treatment method, is minimal.
The Recovery Process
Gastric Botox is not a surgery. It is a completely endoscopic procedure, and there is no incision. The process takes an average of 20 minutes. Patients are put to sleep in the company of an anesthesiologist during the procedure. It is not necessary to stay in the hospital. After the procedure, 1-2 hours of observation is usually sufficient.
How Much Does Gastric Botox Surgery Cost in Turkey?
With its strong healthcare system, Turkey is one of the top countries for medical tourism. Therefore, Turkey is a convenient destination for weight loss surgery if you think that you are considering having surgery and gastric botox abroad.
You can leave your phone number to us on our website, and the Medco HealthCo team will contact you to draw up a free treatment plan and cost estimate.