Allurion expands in Natick, raises $60M
WORCESTER BUSINESS JOURNAL – The privately held company has raised $60 million in capital, with its largest investor Romulus Capital in Boston, Gaur said. Friday’s ribbon cutting at its new facility doubled as Allurion’s 10th anniversary, and Gaur used the occasion to look both back and ahead. “In the next 10 years,” Gaur said, “we’ll ask, how can we have (customers) with us for not just four years but for decades?” With U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval expected next year and a market debut in late 2020, Gaur thinks the company can hit the 200,000-a-year figure in the next four or five years.
Allurion Technologies’ Elipse® Program Demonstrates Significant Weight Loss in Findings Presented at 24th World IFSO Congress
BUSINESS WIRE – Allurion Technologies, a pioneering leader in the development of innovative, scalable and trusted weight loss experiences, today announced results from three key abstracts presented at the 24th World IFSO Congress. The abstracts examine the Elipse Program — featuring the Elipse Balloon, the world’s first and only procedureless medical device for weight loss — and show significant decreases in both weight and cardiovascular disease markers, such as LDL cholesterol and hemoglobin A1c, in patients who have used the balloon for weight loss.
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.
Pose de ballon gastrique : une première à La Réunion
CLICANOO – Fière de proposer cette nouvelle technique, la clinique y voit une petite révolution “car le ballon intra-gastrique (…) ne nécessite aucun examen invasif, avec des risques minimes, une efficacité et une qualité maximale”.
Un ballon intra-gastrique pour lutter contre l’obésité
IMAZ PRESS – “Ce dispositif provisoire permet au patient en surpoids ou obèse de prendre de bonnes habitudes alimentaires au travers d’une éducation, notamment sur la nature, les quantités et la vitesse de l’alimentation […]. De ce fait, le ballon, en raison de son fonctionnement par satiété aide le patient à atteindre les objectifs attendus” note la clinique.
Weight loss balloon DOES help you shed pounds faster, three new studies find
THE SUN – The single-dose treatment, called Elipse, could help “potentially millions” of obese people blitz as much as three stone, experts said. The first of the three new studies looking at the effectiveness of the weight loss balloon examined 1,623 patients across seven different countries who had tried it. And Allurion’s Chief Medical Officer Dr Ram Chuttani said: “These presentations underscore the impact the Elipse Programme can have on overweight and obese individuals treated by a variety of practitioners in different clinical settings all over the world.
Mum who binged after son was born drops 3 dress sizes after swallowing a balloon
THE SUNDAY MIRROR – “I don’t have the balloon inside me anymore, but the new routine it’s set up is here to stay. I used to be a very anxious, negative person, but now I feel so confident and empowered. It’s changed my body and my mind, and I’ll never go back to how I was before.” Valeria Rebeque de Brityo, 42, from Surrey, had the Elipse last November.
Could a hormone jab be the answer to the obesity epidemic?
THE TELEGRAPH – Josephine Davies, a 52-year-old-midwife […] is halfway through her Elipse therapy and has lost one stone and four pounds in two months. “I’ve spent my life as a yo-yo dieter […] and as a nurse on shifts, have always struggled with hunger. But the balloon fills you up so you never feel hunger”
Man, 67, who dresses up as Father Christmas shed 5st by swallowing a BALLOON that inflated in his stomach – and now has to wear a fat suit to play Santa
THE DAILY MAIL – “I really didn’t feel a thing, and I was out within an hour. After that, I had very little appetite and would eat only around a quarter of what I’d eaten before. Within a week, I’d lost a stone.” Michael concluded: “It was the best money I’ve ever spent. I feel I’ve got my life back. I can walk a lot better than before, and going out the house is not a strain like it used to be.”
Man loses five stone with this revolutionary weight loss diet – what is it?
EXPRESS – Michael said: “The whole experience of the Elipse Balloon has changed my life altogether, I am now walking a lot further. […] The balloon helped me to reprogram my mind on what I should eat and it’s enabled me to carry out everyday tasks – it’s given me my life back.” He has now lost five stone, initially weighing in at 21 stone. He is now a slimmer 16 stone 2 lbs.
Belleza: Lo último en balones intragástricos a modo de cápsula
LIBERTAD DIGITAL – Adelardo Caballero, director de Instituto de Obesidad, presenta Elipse, balón intragástrico que se ingiere como cápsula y se expulsa de forma natural.
Víctor Sandoval muestra los avances de su injerto capilar tras ponerse el balón gástrico
LECTURAS – Ni las dietas ni el ejercicio están siendo suficientes para plantar cara al lento metabolismo de la edad adulta, así que Víctor Sandoval ha vuelto a ponerse en manos de una conocida clínica madrileña […] para implantarse un balón gástrico y así perder de forma rápida los kilos que le agobian.
Víctor Sandoval se pone un balón gástrico para adelgazar antes de la boda de Belén Esteban
EL ESPAÑOL – Ni las dietas milagro, ni tampoco los programas de ejercicio son la solución a su pequeño problema de peso. Sin embargo, este balón es el primero y el único que no necesita endoscopia, cirugía ni anestesia para su colocación y posterior extracción. Esta técnica ayudará a Víctor a sentirse saciado y a comer menos. El balón es ingerido, y cuatro meses mas tarde es eliminado por sí solo.