WHAT IS BOTOX TREATMENT?
Botox is a protein structure neurotoxin produced by the bacteria of Clostridium.The main mechanism of action of botox used in neurological diseases, eye diseases and cosmetic is to prevent the contraction of muscles in the region.
WHAT IS STOMACH BOTOX?
It is the process of making botox injections on the stomach surface after endoscopic ingestion.
After the patient is sedated with sedation, botox is applied to different points in the stomach with endoscopic needles. Especially the stomach part of the stomach secreted and ‘g you're hungry, come on eat! 'Area where the dedirten Ghrelin hormone secretion of gastric outlet and made of injection is important. This is because both Ghrelin hormone secretion decreases and the duration of leaving the stomach is increased.
WHO CAN BE APPLIED?
Generally it is preferred among people who are healthy in the 18-55 age group but who cannot lose weight despite adequate diet and exercise programs.
- In the case of endoscopic ulcers or gastritis in the stomach
- Body mass index (BMI) in people with more than 35
- In patients with severe joint disease
- Botox allergies are not administered to people with botox allergy !!
OPERATION PERIOD AND POST-PERIOD
Stomach botox application takes approximately 10-15 minutes. After resting for a while, the patient is discharged on the same day without hospitalization.
Generally, a decrease in appetite and satiety is apparent on day 3, but the maximum effect is often seen at the end of a week. These periods are variable, but are largely dependent on the person and their eating habits.
The average expected weight loss is between 5 and 20 kg. The weight loss process continues until 4-6 months after the end of the effect of botox and the process should be supported by diet and exercise programs.
In cases where adequate weight loss cannot be achieved after the end of botox activity, it is possible to repeat the second and third sessions in accordance with the request of the patient.