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intragastric balloonThe intragastric balloon was successfully positioned in all patients. However, in one patient the balloon was removed a few days after placement because of gastric intolerance. Therefore, a total of 17 patients successfully completed the 6-month treatment protocol with the intragastric balloon. No significant complications were observed.

The clinical characteristics of the 17 morbidly obese patients before insertion of the […]


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