GASTRIC BALLOON SYSTEM ELIPSE ALLURION

The weight Loss
Balloon Pill

Weight loss program without anesthesia, surgery or endoscopy!!!
24.000 success cases worldwide

It is truth. The weight loss gastric balloon pill is revolutionary non-invasive weight loss procedure that involves a patient’s swallowing a gastric pill into the stomach, where it is then inflated to roughly size of a grapefruit and remains there for up to 4 months. At the and of the time, the body passes the now deflated gastric balloon via natural methods. No endoscopy, no anesthesia, no downtime.

Discover your Balloon

The Elipse balloon is a soft balloon placed in our stomach. It is the first gastric balloon that requires no surgery, endoscopy, anesthesia or down time for placement or removal. With the help, of our expert medical team, the sense of fullness created by your balloon, you can change your eating habits and reclaim, control of your heart, diabetes, high blood pressure, pain on your knees etc.

How does the balloon – pill work?

The Elipse balloon creates a feeling of fulness allowing you to eat less without the hunger that accompanies diets. The food you do eat stays in your stomach longer, reinforcing the feeling of fullness and enabling you to skip snacks between meals. Clinical studies have consistently demonstrated that gastric balloons provide more significant weight loss that diet and exercise alone.

Why Gastric Balloons?

Weight loss balloons have become widely – accepted tools, providing more substantial and sustained weight loss than diet and exercise alone. Great advantage that requires no surgery, endoscopy or anesthesia for placement or removal.

Why the Elipse balloon?

The Elipse balloon is the world’s first and only weight loss balloon that is placed and removed without requiring endoscopy or anesthesia. It is placed during a brief 20 minutes outpatient visit. After four months in the body it automatically deflates and passes safely though the digestive tract.

What happens when the balloon is gone?

By the time the balloon passes, your body will be accustomed to feeling healthy and energized with smaller proportions.

What results can I expect?

Elipse program combines diet and lifestyle changes and lead to meaningful weight loss: following 16 weeks of therapy patients lose 15kg on average health benefits include improved glycemic control, lower cholesterol and blood pressure and high reported quality of life.

What happens if I decide to have an Elipse Balloon?

Your physician will conduct a thorough exam and investigate your medical history to confirm that the Elipse Balloon is right for you. After your decision the device is placed during a brief 20min office visit and following physician approval you return to normal activities immediately following placement. Four months after placement the Elipse automatically deflates and passes naturally, without the need for a procedure or even an office visit for removal.

How can I get started?

Talk to your doctor to see if you are an ideal candidate for the Elipse Program.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is the Elipse Balloon?

The Elipse Balloon is a soft balloon placed in your stomach. It is the first gastric balloon that requires no surgery, endoscopy, or anesthesia for placement or removal.* The balloon is placed during a brief 20-minute outpatient visit.1 After approximately 16 weeks, the balloon empties and passes naturally.

  1. How does the Elipse Balloon work?

The balloon takes up space in your stomach and induces weight loss by increasing the feeling of fullness. This means that you are more likely to reduce the amount of food you eat throughout the day.

  1. How much weight can be lost with Elipse?

After approximately 16 weeks of the Elipse Programme**, multiple clinical studies have demonstrated that patients lose on average 10 to 15kgs (1.57 to 2.36 stone) over the 16 weeks the balloon is in place

  1. What happens on placement day?

You swallow a capsule containing the deflated balloon, attached to a thin tube. Once the balloon is confirmed to be in your stomach via X-ray, the balloon is filled through the catheter with 550 ml of water. A second X-ray takes place to make sure the balloon is filled. The placement takes place during a 20-minute outpatient visit

  1. Is it easy to swallow?

Published data have shown that 99.9% of people succeed in swallowing the Elipse Balloon. If you have trouble swallowing the capsule on your own, your healthcare professional can assist you by gently stiffening the catheter with a thin wire

  1. What are the possible side-effects after balloon placement?

Some people experience nausea, abdominal cramping, and occasional vomiting after balloon placement. In most cases, these symptoms are well-controlled with the commonly used medications prescribed

  1. Can I return to normal activities after placement?

Following healthcare professional approval, most people return to normal activity within a day or two, however some people may experience side effects for longer. It may be a good idea to book a few days off work after your balloon placement, just in case, or have the balloon placed on a Friday so you have the weekend off.

  1. How is the balloon removed?

After approximately 16 weeks inside your stomach, a release valve will open, allowing the balloon to empty and pass naturally through your gastrointestinal tract without the need for a removal procedure.* However, in a very small number of patients, the empty balloon may be vomited. No associated adverse events have been reported if this occurs

  1. Are there any dietary restrictions?

Your nutritionist and healthcare team will tailor some recommendations for you to increase your success and well-being during the Elipse programme

  1. What happens after the balloon has passed?

After the Elipse Balloon passes, the Elipse Programme and the related support from your healthcare team continues for one month. At the end of the Elipse Programme, you should continue your healthy lifestyle habits. One clinical study with 95 patients showed that 72% of average weight loss with Elipse can be sustained at 12-month follow up

  1. Is Elipse better than diet alone?

A recent clinical study has shown that when coupled with a 16-week intensive lifestyle modification (nutrition and exercise programme), Elipse leads to significant weight loss when compared with lifestyle modification alone. The percentage of patients achieving 10% of Total Body Weight Loss at 16 weeks was 72% with Elipse vs 8% with diet and exercise alone

  1. Will it be obvious to others that I have the Elipse balloon in my stomach?

The Elipse Programme is a discrete experience. Unless you tell people, no one will know you have had the balloon placed. There is no need to tell family, friends or colleagues about Elipse, unless of course you want to

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