Tag: intragastric balloon

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Approves Intragastric Balloon

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Approves Intragastric Balloon

| April 1, 2018

An interview with: Samer Mattar, MD, FACS, FRCS, FASMBS Medical Director, Swedish Weight Loss Services in Seattle, Washington, President of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(4):18–19. The […]

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Intragastric Balloons: Closing the Gap on Weight Loss Treatment Options

Intragastric Balloons: Closing the Gap on Weight Loss Treatment Options

| March 1, 2016

This column investigates current research in the surgical and clinical aspects of obesity treatment and educates bariatric care professionals on the most up-to-date information on emerging technologies in the field. This month: Intragastric Balloons: Closing the Gap on Weight Loss Treatment Options by Jaime Ponce, MD, FACS, FASMBS Chattanooga Bariatrics, Chattanooga, Tennessee Bariatric Times. 2016;13(3):13–18. […]

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Surgical Pearls: The Intragastric Balloon Procedure

Surgical Pearls: The Intragastric Balloon Procedure

| October 8, 2015

Surgical Pearls: Techniques in Bariatric Surgery Column Editors: Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS This Month’s Technique: The Intragastric Balloon Procedure This Month’s Featured Experts: Gontrand Lopez-Nava, MD Bariatric Endoscopy Unit, Madrid Sanchinarro University Hospital, Madrid, Spain Nicole Peña, MD Clinical Professor of Medicine, Universidad Pedro Henriquez Urena (UNPHU), […]

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Will 2015 Bring Intragastric Balloon Approval to the United States? Start Preparing for This New Treatment Modality

| December 10, 2014

Dear Friends and Colleagues: With the holiday season upon us, and 2015 around the corner, it seems like Obesity Week 2014 was a long time ago. For those of you who were unable to attend, let me summarize this event as the most powerful one I have ever attended. Obesity Week 2014 drew over 5,000 […]

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