All medical and surgical procedures are accompanied by various risks. In general terms, serious, life threatening complications are far less likely (more than ten times less likely) with gastric balloon therapy when compared against the most commonly performed weight loss surgery in Australia.
We take patient safety, and in particular the risk of complications and side effects, very seriously, and we employ a number of world’s best systems to prevent, monitor and manage issues if they arise. The BMI Clinic has the most advanced patient safety management system in the world. Below are just some of the initiatives we employ.