Swallowable Obalon Gastric Balloon for Obesity : Pilot Study

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The goal of this study was to evaluate the safety and the impact on weight loss of a new swallowable gastric balloon. In this prospective pilot study, 87 overweight or obese patients were included. Up to two balloons were ingested under fluoroscopic control. All balloons were removed by upper GI endoscopy, 12 weeks after the ingestion of the first balloon… (More)

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