Complications

Principal complications

  • abdominal pain,
  • nausea, vomiting ithe first few days,
  • Gastric perforation, pharygo-oesophageal injury
  • Balloon migration leading to intestinal occlusion
  • Gastric wall ulcer
  • Acute pandreatitis
  • Spontaneous balloon overinflation

Restriction of activity : It is strictly forbidden for the patient to go scuba diving or fly in an unpressurised aircraft. Practising combat or extreme sports is also not recommended.


Patient Follow-Up