Intragastric balloon.

  title={Intragastric balloon.},
  author={Scott G. Weiner},
  journal={The Journal of emergency medicine},
  volume={41 5},
A 35-year-old woman presented to the Emergency Department with abdominal pain. She had a history of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and experienced worsening reflux symptoms for the prior 3 weeks. Food ingestion made the symptoms worse. She denied hematemesis or melena. Examination revealed an obese patient in no distress with normal vital signs. She had a firm, round, non-tender mass in the epigastrium. The remainder of the abdominal examination was normal, and the stool was guaiac… CONTINUE READING

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