Swallowable Gastric “Pill” Balloon (Allurion Balloon™)
A weight loss program requiring
*In rare cases, the Allurion Balloon (previously known as ‘Elipse’) may require endoscopic or surgical intervention for removal.
The Allurion Balloon is a gastric balloon which is inflated in your stomach for up to 16 weeks and helps to limit the amount you can eat. The procedure takes 15 minutes and requires no surgery, no endoscopy and no anaesthesia.
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What is the swallowable Gastric ‘Pill’ balloon?
Is a swallowable Gastric ‘Pill’ balloon right for me?
How much weight can I lose with the swallowable Gastric ‘Pill’ balloon?
What does the Gastric ‘Pill’ balloon procedure involve?
Is the balloon easy to swallow?
How long does it take to return to normal activities after placement?
Will I have any dietary restrictions during or after the programme?
How long Is the Gastric ‘Pill’ balloon left in place?
Swallowable gastric balloon removal
What are the possible side-effects after Gastric ‘Pill’ balloon placement?