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Intragastric balloons in conjunction with a supervised diet and behavior modification program can help you achieve the health and aesthetic benefits associated with weight loss. Intragastric balloon acts by limiting the amount of food that your stomach can tolerate thus reducing your food intake. No surgery or hospitalisation is required. There are 2 options for intragastric balloon:

1) Elipse Allurion Swallowable Intragastric balloon

2) SPATZ3 Endoscopic Intragastric balloon


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Elipse Allurion balloon is a pill balloon capsule which is swallowed under guidance of Healthcare Professionals without anaesthesia or endoscopy. 

After swallowing, the balloon will be inflated in your stomach after a quick check with X-ray to confirm balloon positioning.  

After about 16 weeks, the balloon will degrade and leave the body naturally

This balloon is safe, simple and can be used to kickstart your weight loss journey. You will be guided during this period on healthy eating and other lifestyle changes to ensure good results and long lasting weight loss.

Benefits of ELIPSE ALLURION balloon:

1) Insertion via swallowing, doesn't require endoscopy or anaesthesia

2) No need for removal, balloon will degrade and pass out naturally after 16 weeks

3) Outpatient insertion not requiring admission

Allurion Elipse


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SPATZ3 is an adjustable balloon system where the unique inflation port allows balloon volume additions or subtractions alterations after the implantation. This allows your doctor to start at a lower volume initially (less uncomfortable), and then increase the volume gradually.

This can be done multiple times. Patients who are intolerant can have their balloon volumes diminished. This provides comfort and caters to more effective weight loss.

Intragstric balloon insertion is done endoscopically under sedation. No hospital stay is required and patients will be discharged on the same day of the procedure.

Benefits of SPATZ3 Balloon:

1) The only balloon in the world that can be size adjusted

2) Size can be made bigger if weight loss plateau

3) Size can be made smaller if too much discomfort after insertion

4) Sits in your stomach for 1 year (Ample time to change our behaviour towards food)

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