The elipse balloon, a swallowable gastric balloon
for weight loss not requiring sedation, anesthesia or endoscopy: A pilot study with 12-month outcomes.
Furthermore, a gastric balloon
tonometry device was used and not a standard nasogastric tube, but it seems unlikely that this would make a difference to pressure readings.
INGENIOUS The gastric balloon
inflates inside stomach
ORBERA Coach is a telehealth aftercare program that allows patients to access exercise, nutrition, and other coaching resources via on demand interaction with registered dietitians trained on the ORBERA procedure during the 12 months following placement of the ORBERA gastric balloon
Speaking about surgical options he mentioned restrictive procedures, gastric balloon
which can be left for four to six months.
Correct placement of the gastric balloon
must be checked with X-ray control in order to avoid the inflation within the lumen of the oesophagus.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on July 28, 2015 approved a dual gastric balloon
device for treatment of obesity.
The Obalon Balloon is a three-month gastric balloon
which is offered exclusively by Spire Healthcare outside London.
It's actually a gastric balloon
in the shape of a capsule.
Unlike other gastric balloon
treatments, Obalon, which inflates inside the stomach to give the sensation of fullness, does not require invasive surgery, the Mirror reported.
Improper placement of the T fasteners in the anterior abdominal wall predisposed to mal-positioning of the gastric balloon
into the pre-gastric space in four patients and pre-omental space, omentum, and mesocolon in two patients (Figure 2).
The 49-year-old, who celebrates her landmark birthday on January 30, had a gastric balloon
and a gastric band fitted, dropping 10 stone.