Spatz3 gastric weight loss balloon
What is Spatz3 balloon?
Spatz3 Gastric Balloon is the only Adjustable Gastric Balloon in the world, helping achieve optimal weight loss results while changing your attitude towards food.
Who is Spatz3 Gastric Balloon for?
Spatz3 balloon is suited best for patients suffering from obesity who were not able to achieve their goals with diet and exercise alone. Spatz3 is ideal for patients who want a reversible tool to help kick-start their weight loss journey.
Am I a candidate for Spatz3 Gastric Balloon?
We currently offer Spatz3 balloon through a post-approval clinical study. Our team will determine whether you are eligible for Spatz3 balloon placement after an initial assessment. You may be a candidate for Spatz3 balloon if your BMI is between 35 and 40 or if your BMI is between 30 and 35 and you have one or more obesity-related comorbid conditions.
How does Spatz3 weight loss balloon work?
The Spatz3 Adjustable Gastric Balloon is inserted during a 15-minute non-invasive outpatient procedure. No incisions or hospitalization is required. It is a walk-in, walk-out weight loss procedure. Spatz3 is the only adjustable gastric balloon on the market, helping our patients achieve more effective weight loss results. This allows patients to learn how to read their body’s signals and develop healthier eating habits that maintain weight loss after the balloon is removed.
How long do you keep the Spatz3 intragastric balloon in the stomach?
The FDA approved the Spatz3 intragastric balloon to be kept in the stomach for a total of 8 months. This ensures weight loss occurs safely and avoids adverse events.
Is Spatz3 gastric balloon covered by insurance?
Although the gastric balloon weight loss is significant, and although the health benefits of the gastric balloon are proven, these weight loss procedures are not covered by insurance at this point.
How much does the gastric balloon procedure cost?
Please check out our pricing page for the out-of-pocket gastric balloon cost. Since gastric balloon procedures are not covered by insurance, we offer financing solutions through Care Credit.