Prospective, randomized, multicenter study evaluating safety and efficacy of intragastric dual-balloon in obesity.

@article{Ponce2013ProspectiveRM,
  title={Prospective, randomized, multicenter study evaluating safety and efficacy of intragastric dual-balloon in obesity.},
  author={Jaime Ponce and Brian B Quebbemann and Emma J. Patterson},
  journal={Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={290-5}
}
BACKGROUND Intragastric balloons are designed to occupy space within the stomach and induce satiety. The present study evaluated the safety and efficacy of an intragastric dual balloon as an adjunct to diet and exercise in obese patients compared with diet and exercise alone. METHODS After approval from the institutional review board, patients provided written consent and were randomized to the treatment group (TG) or control group (CG) in a 2:1 ratio. Three sites randomized a total of 30… CONTINUE READING

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