Indications

The intra-gastric balloon is a temporary, non-surgical device, the use of which is for 6 months or less.  It is designed to enable weight loss when a monitored slimming program has not been sufficient.

Nevertheless, the indications are:
In patients with a BMI ≥ 28 kg/m² and the comorbid factors (HT, Sleep apnea, diabetes, …)

  • Before bariatric surgery
  • In patients with a contraindication to bariatric surgery
  • In the context of orthopedic surgery
At 6 months in the order of 34% of the excess weight corresponding to a weight loss of about 16 kg.
There is currently no significant study on maintenance of the weight loss over time.


Instructions for use