TITLE

Dual Intragastric Balloon: Single Ambulatory Center Spanish Experience with 60 Patients in Endoscopic Weight Loss Management

AUTHOR(S)
Lopez-Nava, G.; Bautista-Castaño, I.; Jimenez-Baños, A.; Fernandez-Corbelle, J.
PUB. DATE
December 2015
SOURCE
Obesity Surgery;Dec2015, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p2263
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Background: Many obese patients fail conventional medical management and decline bariatric surgery. Less invasive weight loss options such as intragastric balloons may provide an opportunity to reach this large number of untreated patients. The aim of this study was to investigate the safety and effectiveness of the Dual Intragastric Balloon (DIGB) in the treatment of obese patients, as well as the impact of degree of obesity, age, and gender. Methods: The study was conducted at the Bariatric Endoscopy Unit of the Madrid Sanchinarro University Hospital. Sixty patients (11 men, 49 women) underwent endoscopic placement of a DIGB filled with a total of 900 cc of saline (450 cc in each balloon) for at least 6 months, along with regular counseling from a multidisciplinary team. Study outcomes included: change in body weight (TBWL), % of loss of initial body weight (%TBWL), % of excess body weight loss (%EWL), and adverse events. Results: Initial BMI 38.8 kg/m decreased 6.1 units, with mean TBWL, %TBWL, and %EWL of 16.6 kg, 15.4 %, and 47.1 %, respectively. We found no difference in %TBWL between grade of obesity, age or sex, but morbidly obese patients demonstrated greater TBWL, and women and less obese subjects obtained higher %EWL. The DIGB was generally well tolerated, with one early removal for patient intolerance, one early deflation without migration, and one gastric perforation. Fourteen patients had small, clinically insignificant ulcers or erosions noted at the time of removal. Conclusions: The present study shows that the DIGB was easy to use, resulted in significant weight loss, safe, and well tolerated.
ACCESSION #
110932121

 

Related Articles

  • COMMENTARY. Kahan, Scott; Cheskia, Lawrence j. // Evidence Based Medicine;Oct2008, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p137 

    The authors reflect on the study by Lally and colleagues on the effective means of losing weight. They acknowledged the tips on losing weight in the study but expressed that the content of the handout has ambiguities. They expect that follow up researches with greater extent of coverage...

  • Surgery in Patients with Super Obesity: Medium-Term Follow-Up Outcomes at a High-Volume Center. Bhandari, Mohit; Ponce de Leon‐Ballesteros, Guillermo; Kosta, Susmit; Bhandari, Mahak; Humes, Terrel; Mathur, Winni; Fobi, Mathias; Ponce de Leon-Ballesteros, Guillermo // Obesity (19307381);Oct2019, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p1591 

    Objective: There is a need to determine which bariatric operations are the most effective for patients with super obesity and super-super obesity.Methods: A retrospective cohort study was performed on patients with super obesity and super-super obesity at Mohak...

  • Assessment and Preparation of Patients for Bariatric Surgery. Collazo-Clavell, Maria L.; Clark, Matthew M.; McAlpine, Donald E.; Jensen, Michael D. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Oct2006 Supplement, Vol. 81 Issue 10, pS11 

    The number of bariatric surgical procedures performed in the United States has Increased steadily during the past decade. Currently accepted criteria for consideration of bariatric surgery include a body mass index (calculated as weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters) of...

  • Weight loss medications in Canada - a new frontier or a repeat of past mistakes? Wharton, Sean; Lee, Jasmine; Christensen, Rebecca A. G. // Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome & Obesity: Targets & Therapy;Oct2017, Vol. 10, p413 

    Current methods for the treatment of excess weight can involve healthy behavior changes, pharmacotherapy, and surgical interventions. Many individuals are able to lose some degree of weight through behavioral changes; however, they are often unable to maintain their weight loss long-term. This...

  • WEIGHT-LOSS SURGERY: What you need to know.  // Good Health (Australia Edition);Oct2015, p38 

    The article talks about what is really a weight loss surgery with different procedures and conclusion. The author presents views of surgeons about obesity, surgery for it and the devices used for this surgery. It discusses the methods like lap band, gastric sleeve and gastric bypass and also...

  • Adult obesity management: who, when and how to treat. Srikugan, L.; Loganayagam, A. // Update;Aug2007, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p23 

    The article focuses on adult obesity management, and assessment and treatment of overweight patients. Obesity management involves exploring the patients' own ideas about their weight and possible consequences. Drugs licensed for use by NICE Co. in helping weight loss can be considered in...

  • Published Study Confirms Weight Loss and Metabolic Benefits of Irvingia. Kiefer, Dale // Life Extension;Jun2009, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p22 

    The article examines one study which determines the effectiveness of Irvingia extract in reducing body weight as well as improving metabolic parameters in overweight humans. 102 overweight and obese individuals were made as subjects and were asked to drink Irvingia extract for 10 days. Results...

  • Critical Need For a Multi-Model Approach to Combat Obesity. Goepp, Julius // Life Extension;Jun2009, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p26 

    The article focuses on the proposed multi-modal nutritional strategy intended to remove excess body fat stores, especially in the abdominal region. The strategy is insisted to overweight and obese individuals who want to achieve maximal weight loss. It includes the drinking of Irvingia extracts...

  • Successful Weight Maintainers: Recovery from Relapse.  // Eating Disorders Review;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p7 

    Discusses the findings of the United States-based National Weight Control Registry on the effective means for obesity treatment. Research works of the National Weight Control Registry; Importance of helping patients to avoid lapses in weight maintenance; Recommendations to health professionals...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics