Published in Medical Imaging Law Weekly, September 5th, 2006
Study 1: Heliosphere Bag is successful in the treatment of severe obesity but system failure and patient discomfort rates are high.
According to recent research from Italy, "Various intragastric balloons have been used in obese patients for temporary weight loss. Recently, a new balloon, the Heliosphere Bag, was proposed. In a preliminary study, we evaluated the safety and efficacy of this device."
P. Forestieri and colleagues working with the University of Naples Federico II described, "The Hellosphere Bag was used in 10 patients, selected...
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