Obesity is a serious disease, with an increasing incidence also among subjects over 60 years old; surgical management has proven to be the most effective in the production of significant and durable weight loss. Intragastric balloon (IGB) treatment, promotes a reduction of five to nine body mass index (BMI) units in 6 months with an impressive improvement of obesity-associated comorbidities.

Acute complications following endoscopic intragastric balloon insertion for treatment of morbid obesity in elderly patients. A single center experience

Velotti, Nunzio;Bianco, Paolo;Bocchetti, Alessio;Milone, Marco;Manzolillo, Domenico;Maietta, Paola;Amato, Maurizio;Petrella, Giuseppe;Musella, Mario
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Velotti, Nunzio;Bianco, Paolo;Bocchetti, Alessio;Milone, Marco;Manzolillo, Domenico;Maietta, Paola;Amato, Maurizio;Petrella, Giuseppe;Musella, Mario
2020

Abstract

Obesity is a serious disease, with an increasing incidence also among subjects over 60 years old; surgical management has proven to be the most effective in the production of significant and durable weight loss. Intragastric balloon (IGB) treatment, promotes a reduction of five to nine body mass index (BMI) units in 6 months with an impressive improvement of obesity-associated comorbidities.
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