The intragastric balloon is a safe procedure inducing weight loss in selected obese patients, especially for those who are not suitable for bariatric surgery. The balloon can play a role in the preoperative treatment of obese patients who will undergo elective surgery, by lowering mortality and morbidity risks.

Four-year outcomes of intragastric balloon for morbid obesity: a retrospective study.

GIURICIN, MICHELA;PAULATTO, LUISA;PALMISANO, SILVIA;NAGLIATI, CARLO;GIACOMEL, GRETA;BALANI, ALESSANDRO;de Manzini, Nicolo'
2010

Abstract

The intragastric balloon is a safe procedure inducing weight loss in selected obese patients, especially for those who are not suitable for bariatric surgery. The balloon can play a role in the preoperative treatment of obese patients who will undergo elective surgery, by lowering mortality and morbidity risks.
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