This new swallowable gastric balloon
could help you lose weight without surgery
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Jason also spent six months with a gastric balloon
- in which a silicon balloon is inflated in the stomach to make a patient feel full.
Jason, 45, then had surgery 15 months ago to have a gastric balloon
for six months and then a sleeve gastrectomy, where most of the stomach is removed.
He'd had a gastric balloon
fitted with limited success, tried personal training along with all the diets out there, but nothing had worked.
One of them, Teresa Thomson, from Annan, Dumfriesshire, weighs 25st and is hoping that gastric balloon
surgery will help.
One hundred obese or overweight individuals in the UAE have taken advantage of the new Ellipse Gastric Balloon
to lose weight and to decrease its associated medical conditions, according to Dr.
Summary: Ellipse Gastric Balloon
helps lose weight through a non-invasive procedure
Health authorities said the endoscopic gastric balloon
surgery done by unreliable and unlicensed operators could lead to serious complications.
Allurion is the maker of the Elipse Balloon, the world's first and only known procedureless gastric balloon
for weight loss.
It is a gastric balloon
that is folded inside a small capsule attached to a thin catheter., It can be easily swallowed with water, and the position of the balloon can be confirmed by abdominal X-ray because of its radiopaque ring.
According to Orbera's (https://www.orbera.com/how-it-works) official website , it "is a durable gastric balloon
made out of soft silicone.