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May 20, 2017

VIDEO – Elipse Balloon weight-loss device helps patients feel full

DAILY MAIL – Elipse Balloon from Allurion is a capsule that is swallowed, filled with water, and helps patients feel full forcing them to eat less.

May 18, 2017

Swallowable gastric balloon could help the obese lose weight without surgery

THE GUARDIAN – Although not a replacement for bariatric surgery, temporary balloon could be used as early intervention or for those who do not want, or cannot have, surgery

May 18, 2017

‘One-off pill’ can cause two stone weight loss, study finds

THE TELEGRAPH – Millions of Britons could lose more than two stone by taking a pill which contains a balloon, a study suggests.

The results – unveiled at the world’s largest obesity conference – showed it can be an effective alternative to weight loss surgery.

May 18, 2017

Balloon-pill swallowed with a glass of water and then inflated in the stomach helps seriously obese patients lose weight in just FOUR months

THE DAILY MAIL – But she [Dr Ienca] said although the results were impressive – change in behaviour afterwards was crucial, with patients being persuaded to eat less and do more exercise. “This is the real power of this treatment – combine the kick-off action of the device with the key role of the follow up. The balloon itself represents only a part of the treatment – we aimed to change the mindset of the patient. These are the pillars to be able to maintain the weight lost with the balloon as long as possible.”

May 18, 2017

Obesità: come dimagrire ingoiando un palloncino, ecco lo studio italiano

METEOWEB – Dimagrire ingoiando un palloncino: è la nuova strategia anti-obesità testata da un team di scienziati italiani e al centro di uno studio presentato in Portogallo al Congresso europeo sull’obesità (Eco) di Porto

April 7, 2017

VIDEO – Allurion co-founder Shantanu Gaur presents at SAGES 2016

March 31, 2017

Allurion Repays Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

MLSC – The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) and Natick-based Allurion Technologies announced that the company, which was awarded a $750,000 Accelerator loan from the MLSC in 2011, has repaid the loan with interest after a successful funding round from private investors.

March 7, 2017

VIDEO – Dr. Adnan Sabahi Discusses the Elipse Balloon


March 1, 2017

VIDEO – Blue Mirror – Interview with Allurion co-founder Samuel Levy


February 7, 2017

Number To Know…10

MEDTECH INSIGHT – 10 minutes is the time it takes to prep the non-surgical, ingestible Elipse gastric balloon for obesity treatment. Elipse is developed by Allurion Technologies, which just bagged $19m in new funding.