Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, April 4th, 2005
According to recent research published in the journal Obesity Surgery, "We present a novel technique for the retrieval of intragastric balloons used in the treatment of patients with morbid obesity."
"Although specifically-designed instruments are available for this purpose, this simple technique makes use of instruments that are readily available in an endoscopy suite equipped for simple therapeutic procedures," said John T. Jenkins and David J. Galloway at Gartnavel Royal Hospital.
Jenkins and Galloway published their study in Obesity...
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