Video Talk on Intragastric Balloon Placement
Video Talk Dr. R. Padmakumar – Intragastric Balloon Placement
Intragastric Balloon Placement is a procedure performed for treatment of Obesity and Overweight. Obesity and Overweight has many different serious medical conditions associated like diabetes, High Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, snoring, Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD) in women. Obesity is common these days among children also, which can lead to health problems.
Intragastric Balloon Placement is performed to bring down the weight of obese and overweight patients. The balloon is finger-sized and using endoscopy is passed into the stomach with a tube. The balloon is then inflated after it is placed in the stomach with around 60 mL of water. The balloon helps in reducing the carving for food as the hunger hormone Ghrelin is reduced and also because there is a feeling of fullness in the stomach, thus restricting the food intake by the patient. Weight reduction helps in improving the other medical conditions associated with obesity.
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About Dr. R. Padmakumar
Dr. R. Padmakumar is one of the Best Hernia Surgeon in India. He has been changing lives through Keyhole Surgery. He has got more than 30 years of hands-on experience in laparoscopic Surgery in major hospitals across India and has completed more than 7000 cases of Laparoscopic Hernia Surgeries. Dr. Padmakumar has trained more than 300 surgeons from all over the world the art of laparoscopic surgery especially Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery. Dr. Padmakumar is also hailed as one of the Best Bariatric Surgeon in India & UAE. He is renowned for new and improved treatment techniques and the first in the World to perform Scarless Bariatric Surgery with Tummy Tuck / Abdominoplasty. He is also one of the very few thyroid surgeons in India doing Endoscopic Thyroidectomy (scarless thyroid surgery).