One of the most popular weight loss methods without any surgical intervention is Gastric Baloon! The procedure is done by endoscopy and takes only around 20 minutes. With no hospitalization needed and with affordable price, gastric baloon might help you lose weight!
GET RID OF YOUR EXTRA WEIGHT BY NON SURGICAL GASTRIC BALOON WITHOUT ANY SIDE EFFECTS OR RISKS BY OUR PROFESSIONAL AND EXPERIENCED GENERAL SURGEONS
Frequently Asked Questions
Ekol Hospitals Obesity Clinic has experienced Professor Doctors, Associate Professors, Specialists, nutritionists and dedicated nurses & care takers. Teamwork is really imported when it comes to bariatric & metabolic surgeries and EKOL has the most experienced and Professional team working in harmony. The material to be used also has a significant importance and EKOL Hospitals only use exported, certified materials with approved by international bodies.
You will have a full blood count and ultrasonography before the Gastric baloon. This is just to make a regular check on your abdomens and hemogram. The application takes only around 30 minutes and performed under deep sedation endoscopically. So you won’t feel anything.
A special baloon is inserted in your stomach and then filled by a special liqued in order to gain volume. Since there is this baloon in your stomach, you will feel full and eat less. There are 6 months or 12 months baloon options. You will need to have it removed only in 10 minutes after this period.
You won’t need to stay at the hospital. You can go home when you feel alright after talking with our diet assistant, nutrition specialist who will tell you your new nutrition plan and give you your diet plans.
This totally depends on your metabolism and your adaptation to your new life and diet plan. Patients can lose between 6 to 20 kgs. However it is not as certain as in sleeve surgery.
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He graduated from Ege University Faculty of Medicine in 1991. In 1996, he became a General Surgery Specialist. In 2007, he received the Turkish Surgery Association Qualification (Board) Certificate. In 2007, he received the title of “Associate Professor of General Surgery”. In 2013, he became a Professor. He is an active member of International Society for Regional Cancer Treatment, Turkish Surgical Association, Turkish Colon and Rectal Surgery Association, Turkish Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery Association, National Endoscopic Laparoscopic Surgery Association, Trauma and Emergency Surgery Association, Aegean Region Surgery Association, Izmir Breast Diseases Association, Turkish Surgical Association Competency Board, and Society of Dialogue in Endocrinology. He has more than 40 articles published in international indexed journals, more than 50 articles published in national journals. he has given more than 90 verbal and poster presentations in international and national congresses and symposiums and written two book chapters. He has won 6 awards in national and international congresses. Areas of interest: Obesity surgery and metabolic surgery, Laparoscopic reflux surgery, Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery, Stomach balloon application, Laparoscopic gastric and intestinal cancer surgeries, Haemorrhoid surgeries, Abdominal and inguinal hernia surgeries, Breast Cancer Surgery, Thyroid cancer and goitre surgery. Prof. Dr. Hayrullah Derici is married and has two children. He speaks German and English well.
He was born in 1977 in Izmir. He graduated from Ege University Faculty of Medicine, and then he received his general surgery residency between 2000 and 2005 at Izmir Ataturk Training and Research Hospital. Assoc. Prof Ismail Yaman served as a general surgeon between the years of 2005 and 2009 in Manisa Public Hospital. In 2009, he started working as an Assistant Associate Professor in the Balıkesir University Faculty of Medicine where he had the opportunity to study Hiatus Hernia, Laparoscopic Colon Resection Surgery and the high level of Endoscopy which was accomplished for the first time here by himself. In 2013, Assoc. Prof Ismail Yaman was granted a patent with a device called “aspirasyon aparatı” (aspiration device) which was designed by himself. From 2010 to 2014, in order to get the training and experience in the high level of Endoscopy and Laparoscopic Colon Resection Surgery, he worked as a trainer in the field of Endoscopy at Istanbul Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine, where he gained a trainer certificate in this field. In 2014, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ismail Yaman became an Associate Professor. Since 2010 he has been giving highly effective lectures for undergraduate and postgraduate students. In addition, he has published numerous articles in both national and international scientific journals. His research interests are: Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Gastro Oesophageal Reflux, Gallbladder, Abdominal and Inguinal Hernia, Breast Cancer, Thyroid Cancer and Goiter Surgery.
He completed his medical education at Dokuz Eylul University Faculty of Medicine between 1995 and 2001. He specialized in General Surgery at Ankara Training and Research Hospital between 2001 and 2006. He worked as a General Surgery Specialist at Ankara Training and Research Hospital between 2006 and 2008 and later at Ordu State Hospital between 2008 and 2013. In 2016, he received the title of Associate Professor in the Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Izmir University. In 2015, he received the Turkish Surgical Association Proficiency Exam (Board) Certificate of Achievement. He is a member of Turkish Surgical Association, Turkish Colon and Rectum Surgery Association, National Endoscopic Laparoscopic Surgery Association, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Association, and Hepatobiliary Surgery Association. Between 2014 and 2016, he taught many undergraduate and graduate courses at Izmir University Faculty of Medicine. He has conducted many national and international studies and these studies have received many citations. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ömer Yoldaş speaks English fluently. He has two children.
Knowledge Domain: Obesity Surgery and Metabolic Surgery, Laparoscopic Reflux Surgery, Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgeries, Gastric Balloon Application, Gastric Botox Application, Laparoscopic Gastric and Intestinal Cancer Surgeries, Haemorrhoid Surgeries, Perianal Fistula Surgeries, Laparoscopic Abdominal and Groin Hernia Surgeries, Breast Cancer Surgeries, Thyroid Cancer and Goitre Surgeries.
He graduated from Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Medicine. Between 1987 and 1991, he completed his specialization in general surgery at Buca SSK Hospital in Izmir. Between 1991 and 2016, he worked at Karşıyaka State Hospital, then until 2019 he worked as the General Surgery Specialist at Çiğli Training and Research Hospital. He is an active member of Turkish Surgical Association, Turkish Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery. He has experienced around 30,000 successful operations in the field of general surgery. Areas of interest: Laparoscopic gallbladder operations, gastrointestinal surgery, haemorrhoids and fissure surgeries, abdominal and inguinal hernia operations, breast cancer operations, thyroid cancer and goiter operations. Op. Dr. Attila El is married and has one child. He speaks fluent English.
He completed his medical education at Osmangazi University Faculty of Medicine between 1990 and 1996, and his residency in General Surgery at Izmir Training and Research Hospital between 2004 and 2008. In 2008, he received the Turkish Surgical Association's Qualification Exam (Board) certificate of success. He is a member of Turkish Surgical Association, Turkish Colon and Rectum Surgery Association, National Endoscopic Laparoscopic Surgery Association, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Association. He worked as a lecturer at Istanbul Rumeli University between 2017 and 2020. He currently performs Laparoscopic Oncosurgery and Obesity Surgeries. He has many national and international studies and these studies have received many citations. Having a good command of English, Opr. Dr. Özgür Kavak is married and has two children.
Areas of interest: Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Full Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Mini Bypass, Laparoscopic Type 2 Diabetes Surgery, Gastric Balloon Application with Endoscopic Method. In Non-Surgical Obesity Treatments: Stomach Botox (Endoscopic), Laparoscopic Oncology Surgery (Colorectal, Stomach, Pancreas, Adrenal), Reflux - Gastric Hernia Surgery (Laparoscopic), Minimally Invasive Surgery, Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery, Endocrine Surgery (Thyroid - Breast Surgery), Haemorrhoid Surgery with Laser, Haemorrhoidopexy (LHP), Perianal Fistula Surgery with FILAC (Fistula Laser Closure) Method.