Specialty Surgeon Complete Packaged Procedure. Intragastric Balloon Removal is a procedure performed to remove the temporary intragastic balloon (IGB). The procedure is performed endoscopically with a special needle inserted though the endoscope to deflate the IGB. Once it is fully deflated it is grasped with specially designed forceps and removed via the mouth. Treatment cost includes the facility fee, physician’s fee, related medical procedures and drugs required to administer the plan of care. Not included are diagnostic studies, consultations with additional specialists and cost of complication management; travel, food and lodging.