ISSN ONLINE: 2558-815X
ISSN PRINT: 1584-9244
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American Bariatric Surgery Society OKs Intragastric Balloons

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The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) has just added intragastric balloons to its list of devices and procedures that it endorses. The procedure, in which a balloon is inserted into the stomach and filled with liquid or air, helps obese patients feel full sooner. The device is removed 6 months later.
(https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/893175)

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