Could Medical Balloons Offer Risk-Free Weight Loss?

The past 30 years have seen various surgical options to combat weight gain, including gastric bypasses. But despite medical directives issued in the last few years that mandated all Cosmetic Centers to have qualified personnel, as well as equipment types of weight loss surgery, remain life-threatening.

However, this may soon change if it is determined that the Re Shapes dual balloon design is approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Continue reading to learn more about medical balloon development.

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Designed to help slimmers who are on either side of the required guidelines for gastric bypass and band placement cosmetic procedures, or who are under 18; the double-balloon mechanism could easily cater to this excluded group of people.

At present this dual balloon device is placed into the throat of a patient using an attached tube and then filled with saline. Once the two balloons fill, patients soon feel fuller and will be able to decrease the amount of food they consume and also lose weight.

Is it secure?

This device could aid thousands of dieters who are too young to undergo gastric bypasses, or who suffer from heart disease, diabetes, and muscular issues to shed those extra pounds, however, this double-balloon procedure has some distance to travel before it's recognized as a medical device.