Intragastric Balloon Therapy
Intragastric balloon is a temporary therapy for the management of obesity that involves placing a balloon device either endoscopically or by radiological-guided swallowing process. This chapter includes a review of the FDA-approved devices with technical aspects of placement and removal, patient management, common adverse events, and published outcomes.
KeywordsIntragastric balloon Obesity Fluid-filled single balloon Fluid-filled dual balloon Swallowable balloon Single balloon Dual balloon Gas-filled balloon
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