New non-surgical gastric balloon aids in weight loss
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Intragastric balloons have become a popular treatment for obesity. The balloon is placed in the stomach and inflated. The balloon creates a feeling of fullness and allows patients to eat less without feeling hungry. When combined with diet and exercise the balloons have proven very effective at leading to significant weight loss. Small wonder that the market for intragastric balloons is set to be worth 248 million USD by 2024. Now, Allurion Technologies has developed an intragastric balloon that can be inserted without a surgical procedure. The Allurion Elipse Balloon is made of a non-toxic polyurethane. It is swallowed in…
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