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July 26, 2018

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.

November 27, 2018

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.

November 27, 2018

Massachusetts doctors going the startup route

THE BOSTON GLOBE – “I realized that as a practicing physician or surgeon, the absolute impact I could have was constrained by what I could do with my two hands in 24 hours,” said Dr. Samuel Levy, 35, who planned to become a medical oncologist but instead helped found Allurion Technologies in 2009 to take on the obesity epidemic. […] Levy said he can help “patients halfway around the world while I am sleeping”.

November 27, 2018

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.

November 27, 2018

Deflating obesity: Allurion hopes its new balloon can help patients with weight loss

WORCESTER BUSINESS JOURNAL – The Elipse Balloon is already used in 12 countries in Europe and the Middle East, and Allurion expects to have its 10,000th patient by the end of the year after two years on the market. The company is now enrolling 400 patients for a clinical study in the United States, with a plan to receive results next year and win U.S. Food & Drug Administration approval by 2020.

November 6, 2018

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.

November 6, 2018

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.

October 8, 2018

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”.

August 7, 2018

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.

July 26, 2018

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

June 18, 2018

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.

June 4, 2018

Elipse Balloon

SPIRE GATWICK PARK HOSPITAL – Mr Simon Monkhouse, consultant bariatric surgeon, gives an overview of new non-surgical weight-loss procedure, the Elipse balloon.