Balloon that you can swallow?

Balloon that you can swallow?

Elipse Balloon This bio-degradable balloon is an exciting new development in the field of weight loss surgery. It is packaged into a small pill which can be swallowed. A quick Xray check is performed before gently inflating it with saline through fine tubing. Your...
Risks of obesity

Risks of obesity

Obesity can be seen to cause a number of health issues, from just making daily life more difficult to serious and potentially life-threatening illnesses. Some of the common problems caused by obesity can include: Increased perspiration (sweating) fatigue joint pain...
Gastric Band Fills: Pitfalls and Benfits

Gastric Band Fills: Pitfalls and Benfits

I get quite a few requests every month to fill bands that have been inserted elsewhere. Usually a provider will offer a one or two year package which will include unlimited gastric band adjustment. Once this period is over, the banded individual (bandit) will try to...
Which Weight loss Surgery Should I Choose?

Which Weight loss Surgery Should I Choose?

  When it comes to weight loss surgery, there are quite a few choices. You may have heard of gastric band and bypass procedures. However there are many others such as sleeve which is fast becoming very popular. Also balloon, mini-gastric bypass, gastric plication...
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Gastric band

Endoscopic gastric sleeve

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Gastric sleeve

Gastric band adjustment

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Gastric balloon

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