Allurion offers gastric bypass surgery in a pill
TECHCRUNCH – Just swallow a pill and it expands into a balloon in your stomach so you don’t feel hungry. No gastric bypass, no surgery required. Sounds magical, but Boston-based Allurion has created the only non-invasive gastric balloon for obesity.
Expanding in Stomachs and in Europe, Allurion Adds $6M for Anti-Obesity Device
XCONOMY BOSTON – Plenty of companies sell pills for weight loss or obesity treatment. None of them are quite like Allurion Technologies.
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
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.