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VIDEO: Bariatric experts discuss recent experience with gastric balloon devices


 

Two experts on bariatric surgery spoke at the Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium, held in Las Vegas. Jaime Ponce, MD, FACS, and John Morton, MD, FACS, discussed several different types of gastric balloon devices and the factors guiding their use for patients. Dr. Morton suggested that the balloon devices could serve as an intermediate treatment between medications and surgery.

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