Allurion Technologies Completes Enrollment in Landmark Pivotal U.S. Clinical Trial for the Elipse® Balloon
BUSINESS WIRE – Allurion Technologies, a pioneering leader in the development of innovative, scalable and trusted weight loss experiences, today announces completion of enrollment in ENLIGHTEN, a United States clinical trial for the Elipse® Balloon –a procedureless™ gastric balloon for weight loss.
New non-surgical gastric balloon aids in weight loss
SPRINGWISE – A standard intragastric balloon procedure costs around 8000 USD, with about half of that from the cost of endoscopy. Without the need for the costly endoscopy, the Allurion procedure can save patients a considerable amount of money.
Allurion initiates ENLIGHTEN trial for Elipse Balloon
BARIATRIC NEWS – Allurion Technologies has started the ENLIGHTEN clinical trial for the Elipse Balloon – the world’s first and only procedureless gastric balloon for weight loss. ENLIGHTEN is a randomised, sham-controlled study designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Elipse Balloon in 400 individuals. The study will be conducted at up to 12 sites in the US.
New devices to combat obesity, from three Boston-area firms
THE BOSTON GLOBE – Gastric balloons aren’t new, but traditionally they are inserted through the esophagus and into the stomach in an endoscopic procedure after the patient receives anesthesia. Allurion says the Elipse is the first “procedureless” balloon that can be swallowed when the patient is fully awake in a doctor’s office. “A patient can do it on his lunch break”.
Allurion Technologies announces key additions to the senior management
BUSINESS WIRE – Allurion Technologies, a pioneering leader in the development of innovative, scalable and trusted weight loss experiences, today announced the appointment of four new additions to the senior management team. These new hires bring an array of deep expertise to Allurion in areas including finance, sales, marketing, quality assurance and regulatory affairs.
Doctor offers simple solution to curb obesity: swallow a balloon
OZY.COM – Gaur and Levy conceived of a pill that, once swallowed, releases a balloon made of thin polymer film with a tube trailing behind it. As soon as it hits your stomach, about 2.5 cups of water mixed with preservative is pumped through the tube into the balloon. The tube is removed through the mouth, the balloon’s inflated and you’re left feeling full. Total elapsed time: 15 minutes.
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New procedure helps fight obesity
GULF NEWS – Ellipse Gastric Balloon helps lose weight through a non-invasive procedure.
Dubai: A new procedure is helping obese patients fight weight problems, with over a hundred overweight individuals taking advantage of the technique in the UAE.
According to experts, the new Ellipse Gastric Balloon not only helps lose weight but also decreases its associated medical conditions
Weight loss with swallowable balloon
MEDIA PLANET, HEALTH AWARENESS – Given the continued growth of the global obesity rate, what solutions are available for the two million overweight and obese people in the UK? Huge breakthroughs in the weight loss industry and new, swallowable balloon treatment means patients can simply walk in and out, with no hospitalisation needed.
SPIRE GATWICK PARK HOSPITAL – Mr Simon Monkhouse, consultant bariatric surgeon, gives an overview of new non-surgical weight-loss procedure, the Elipse balloon.
Lo último de lo último: la Cápsula Elipse™
EL CONFIDENCIAL – En los últimos meses, ha irrumpido en este mercado la conocida como Cápsula Elipse™, un dispositivo que con una filosofía muy similar a todos los anteriores dispositivos destaca por dos características. Por un lado, no precisa de endoscopia ni anestesia para su implantación, ya que el dispositivo, del tamaño de una almendra, se traga unido a una cánula; cuando la cápsula llega al estómago, esta se hincha gracias a la cánula, que al terminar se desprende y se extrae por la boca.
Perte de poids (sans reprendre du poids, sans chirurgie et sans miracle)
VIVI-B – Quel délicat sujet que la perte de poids ! Nous avons, en tant que femmes, presque tout été confrontées à la perte de poids avec la peur d’en reprendre. A différents moments bien évidemment, pour différentes raisons et sur des périodes plus ou moins longues.
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BEAUTYLICIEUSE – ELIPSE ALLURION, LA REVOLUTION
Vous avez été très nombreuses à réagir suite à mes Stories sur Instagram lors de la présentation presse Allurion. D’ailleurs, saviez-vous qu’il y avait plus de 2 milliards de gens en surpoids dans le monde ? Bref, pour vous la faire court, Elipse d’Allurion est un ballon gastrique sans chirurgie, ni endoscopie, ni anesthésie.
What is a gastric balloon and how can it help you lose weight? All you need to know
THE SUN – A UK health expert has said that “potentially millions” of obese people could be helped by a new pill containing a gastric balloon.
Here’s the lowdown on the balloon procedure which leaves people feeling full without consuming as much food.
Would YOU try it? The weight-loss balloon that’s swallowed like a pill to avoid surgery
- Late last year, Kayleigh Fellows tipped the scales at 19stone, making her obese
- Wary of gastric surgery, she decided to try an alternative – the Elipse balloon
- Made from a thin form of plastic, it comes in a capsule with a catheter attached
- Once swallowed, a surgeon ensures it is in place using X-ray and fills with saline
- Impressively, Kayleigh now weighs just 16st 2lb and her BMI is down to 36.5