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Date post: 20 November 2017
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Gastric Balloon helping Kiwis lose weight without surgery
Date post: 27 August 2017
A Soft, silicone balloon is inserted down a patient's throat, placed in the stomach, filled to the right size with sterile salt water and taken out six months later.The product is part of a growing international trend of non-surgical weight loss options.
People using the Orbera technology could expect to lose three times as much weight as diet and exercise alone.
People typically lost 10-15kgs, about 10 per cent of their body weight, in the six months it was in place and 70 per cent of people kept the weight off.