New non-surgical alternatives have emerged in the treatment of obesity.
Many patients avoid surgery for many reasons: fear of “going under the knife,” high costs, risks, and associated mortality.
Most patients with mild to moderate obesity (BMI 30–35) do not qualify for bariatric surgery and are left without a real alternative to their disease.
The Swallowable Gastric Pill Balloon
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After one year, patients can have a total weight loss from 10.9% to 12.8%. This weight loss procedure is beneficial for patients with mild obesity, below BMI of 35.
It has a good safety profile with less than 0.2% of serious adverse events, with a very similar rate as conventional gastric balloons.
During the treatment, the patient will re-educate his eating habits to maintain weight loss after removing the balloon. If necessary, team of specialists in endocrinology, nutrition, dietetics and / or psychology will propose a program of weight loss maintenance.
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