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Intragastric balloons are balloons that are placed inside of the stomach. The balloons take up space in the stomach so that patients can eat less food and still feel full. When combined with a good program of diet and exercise, intragastric balloons are quite effective in producing weight loss. The balloon can be left in for 6 months and then must be removed.
Our surgeons offer the following balloon systems:

Advantages

  • Does not involve surgery cost.

  • No down time from work.

  • More weight loss than with diet and exercise alone.

  • Excellent safety profile.

Disadvantages

  • Cost, procedure not covered by insurance.

  • Long term maintenance of weight loss unknown.

  • Some won’t tolerate the balloon in their stomach.