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.
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.
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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.
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.
Obesità, arriva il palloncino gastrico che si ingoia come una pillola
MEDICO E PAZIENTE – Grazie a Elipse™ abbiamo un’arma in più da utilizzare in tutte le persone che hanno un BMI da 27 in su, ovvero in uno stato di sovrappeso facilmente reversibile. Elipse™ da solo non può bastare, ma rappresenta una grande opportunità per il paziente che, grazie al precoce senso di sazietà, riesce a aderire con facilità a un regime dietetico controllato, avendo modo di modificare e migliorare le proprie abitudini alimentari.