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May 5, 2016

Allurion Technologies’ Elipse™ Intragastric Balloon Receives Prestigious SAGES Innovation Award

BUSINESS WIRE – Allurion Technologies announced today that its flagship product, Elipse, has received the prestigious Emerging Technology Innovation Award from the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).

January 12, 2016

Santé : le ballon gastrique

FRANCE 3 – Céline Vaconsin, médecin généraliste et son invité Nicolas Veyrie, chirurgien, nous présentent un nouveau ballon gastrique développé par une entreprise américaine pour le traitement de l’obésité : il s’ingère dans une gélule sans nécessiter d’endoscopie.

December 25, 2015

How swallowing a balloon will help you beat the bulge: Hi-tech inflatable that pops after four months given approval for use in the UK in the battle against obesity

THE DAILY MAIL – The new type of gastric balloon, which has just been approved for use in the UK, is designed to help those who find it impossible to lose weight through normal diets. But unlike existing products, no surgery is required to insert or remove it. Instead, the patient swallows a tiny capsule containing the deflated Elipse balloon, which is made from a delicate polymer film.

December 8, 2015

Allurion Technologies’ Elipse™ Gastric Balloon Receives European Marketing Approval

MARKET WIRED – World’s First Procedureless Weight Loss Device Offers a New Treatment Option for Overweight and Obese Individuals

November 6, 2015

This ‘Balloon in a Pill’ Expands in Your Stomach to Kill Food Cravings

SCIENCE ALERT – For people who find it hard or impossible to lose weight via conventional methods, surgical options such as lap band procedures are one way of reducing people’s appetites – by physically limiting the amount of free space the stomach has to offer.

November 5, 2015

The ‘Balloon Pill’: What you need to know about new appetite reducer

TODAY – A potential breakthrough in the battle against the bulge was announced in Los Angeles this week: a new weight-control device that involves a balloon, and does not involve surgery. TODAY’s Erica Hill reports.

November 5, 2015

Could a ‘Balloon in a Pill’ Be the Next Weight Loss Weapon?

NBC NEWS – Americans spend $60 billion a year trying to lose weight, and now there’s a new tool in the battle of the bulge that doesn’t require surgery or sedation.

November 5, 2015

A swallowed pill appears to deliver weight loss without gastric surgery

LA TIMES – A gastric balloon that’s swallowed like a pill and then sits in the stomach filled with fluid helped patients lose more than a third of their excess weight over a four-month period, researchers have reported.

November 5, 2015

Experimental weight-loss device you swallow like a pill

CBS NEWS – Could losing weight ever be as easy as swallowing a pill? Preliminary research suggests the answer may very well be yes.

October 20, 2015

“Innovation Comes from the Most Unlikely Places”

MEDICALEXPO – The Elipse  is a novel intragastric balloon for weight loss treatment by Allurion Technologies that does not require invasive medical procedures or anesthesia when being placed inside or removed from a patient’s body. Dr. Shantanu Gaur, co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Allurion Technologies, recounts his company’s path to innovation.