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Gastric Banding Treatment

Gastric Banding Treatment Cost in India


Gastric banding is a weight loss process intended to decrease food consumption. 

In gastric banding, a small device is implanted around the stomach. It is an adjustable band and is an inflatable silicone device placed around the top portion of the stomach; this creates a small pouch and a narrow passage to the lower stomach, so you feel fuller sooner. 

The surgeon adjusts the gastric band near the upper portion of the stomach, and then he attaches a tube. This tube is visible through a port under the skin of the abdomen and is further used port is used to inject the saline solution into the band to inflate it.


Gastric Banding Treatment Cost in India

For A Patient From INDIA

Gastric Banding Treatment

Starts From USD 4250
(Indian Rupees 305320)

No. of Travellers

1

Days in Hospital

5

Days Outside Hospital

5

Total Days In India

10


  Treatment Cost

USD 61

( 4250Indian Rupee )


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STARTS FROM

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USD 20

3-Star

USD 45

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USD 100

Near Hospital, 2 Beds, Air-Conditioned, Attached Bathroom, TV,
FREE Wi-Fi and Breakfast. Kitchen for Self-Cooking.

Near Hospital, 2 Beds, Air-Conditioned, Attached Bathroom, TV,
Round the Clock Room Service, FREE Wi-Fi and Daily Breakfast. Kitchen available for self-cooking.

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USD 15

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USD 3

( 218 Indian Rupee )


5% of all the above expenses. Usually covers - Medicines, unknown expenses, near by sight seeing etc.

Approximate Total Cost For 24 Hour Holter Monitoring in India

USD64

( 4,584 Indian Rupee )

(Includes Cost of Treatment, Visa, Return Airfare, Hotel, Food, Daily Commute, Miscellaneous)


Why is it needed?

It a non-surgical process designed for weight loss. Gastric banding is needed in the following cases:

  • To treat obesity-related problems like hypertension, diabetes, etc. 
  • To strengthen the body muscles 
  • To remove excess fat 

The doctor will suggest this surgery only if your BMI (Body Mass Index) is 35 or more than it. 

Procedure

  1. The surgeon will give you general anesthesia before the surgery.  
  2. Small incisions are created on the abdomen to gain access to the abdominal cavity. 
  3. Then the surgeon embeds the trocars (trocars act as passageways for surgical instruments) and examines the abdominal cavity using a laparoscope or video camera. The adjustable band is placed around the upper portion of the stomach through the trocar. 
  4. A tube is attached to the adjustable band will be connected to the injection port, the port is used to adjust the band tightness after surgery.
  5. An incision is made on the upper abdomen to insert the adjustable injection port beneath the skin, and the tube is secured using the locking connector on the port, the injection port and tube are placed beneath the skin. 
  6. The minor stomach pouch or area reduces the amount of food intake.

Frequently Asked Questions About Gastric Banding 

Q.Is gastric band surgical procedure safe?

It is a minimally invasive surgical process and is considered as one of the safest surgical processes. 

 

Q.What should a patient eat after the surgery?

Avoid food intake just after the surgery. You should to fluids like water and thin soups. After four weeks, add soft food to your diet. After six weeks, you can have a normal diet.

 

One should visit the doctor after the surgery?

You should visit your surgeon every four to six weeks to have periodic adjustments to your gastric band. The gastric band, which will be checked at periodic follow-up appointments, can be tightened or loosened over time as needed.

 

Q.What is the cost of gastric band surgery?

The cost ranges from $2800 to $7000. 

 

Q.Who can have this surgery?

A person having a Body Mass Index of 35 or above is suitable. Your surgeon would suggest this surgery if non-surgical approaches have not proven effective, and you have obesity-related problems. 

 

Q.What are the benefits of gastric band surgery?

It reduces obesity-related problems like the risk of high blood pressure, diabetes. Quick recovery from the surgery, chances of infection are less.

 

Q.Who are not suitable for this surgery?

The doctor would not recommend this surgery if you have an alcohol abuse disorder.

 

What are the precautions after the surgery?

Some of the precautions that you should take after the gastric surgery are:

  1. Eat small meals
  2. Include protein in your diets
  3. Keep your meals small 
  4. Chew your food thoroughly 
  5. Avoid the intake of foods that are high in fat and sugar

Side effects 

Gastric band surgery is minimally invasive, but it also has some of the risk factor or side effects:

  1. Allergic reactions 
  2. Blood clots
  3. Heart attack 
  4. Weight loss can be slower as compared to other weight-loss surgeries
  5. The gastric band can shift 

As with all weight loss procedure, behavior modification, and dietary compliance plays a critical part in determining the long-term success of the procedure. 



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