announced that it has received FDA approval for its proposed labeling updates for the ORBERA Intragastric
Other alternative opted by moderately obese patients and those who are too ill to undergo surgery is an intragastric
balloon, an established weight loss intervention that has to be inserted into the stomach via endoscopy under sedation.
balloon (IGB) is one of the non-surgical treatment options for obesity; it was first performed in 1982 by Nibben and was believed to have the potential benefit of a sustained 5%-10% weight loss to prevent obesity-related comorbidities and diseases (3).
Recent studies of oesophageal pH/impedance in the Eastern Cape have shown significant differences from other world series: episodes of total reflux and of non-acid reflux are increased, intragastric
pH is elevated, and there is evidence supportive of duodenogastric reflux.
In addition, evolution of non-invasive surgical equipment such as intragastric
balloon system, StomaphyX, cold laser shaping, and cryolipolysis have made the weight loss procedures safe and effective.
pylori -noninfected cases, the function of the gastric mucosal remains intact, whereas the PG I secretion and PG II secretion increase because of inflammation of gastric mucosal. The intragastric
environment becomes hyperacidity, leading to the appearance of gastritis commonly seen under endoscopy, including chronic superficial gastritis and erosive gastritis.
The rats in the STC groups were given diphenoxylate by intragastric
administration (8 mg x [kg.sup.-1] x [d.sup.-1]), while rats in the control group were treated with the same amount of physiological saline orally.
[H.sub.2] blockers compete with [H.sub.2] for the histamine receptors of the parietal cells, which causes a decrease in hydrochloric acid and a subsequent increase in intragastric
It requires prompt and meticulous handle such as percutaneous drainage for converting the leak material to a controlled fistula and / or endoscopically intragastric
covered stent placement.
Amman, Apr 10 (Petra) A medical gastroenterology treatment team at the Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein Military Hospital Tuesday conducted an endoscopic intragastric
balloon procedure for an overweight 31-year-old woman.
balloon: This is a newer kind of weight-loss procedure in which a saline-filled silicone balloon is placed in the stomach.
The increase of obesity in the world, which is classified as an "epidemic" by global health organizations, has led to the discovery of new techniques to reduce the spread of obesity, starting from the traditional operations, sleeve gastrectomy surgery and to intragastric