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Intragastric balloon procedure offers several advantages over bariatric surgery

  1. Intragastric balloon procedure is completely reversible and there is no permanent change in the body.
  2. It can be removed at any time depending upon the patient’s choice
  3. It can be done in a day care setting and doesn’t require hospital admission
  4. It doesn’t require any cuts for insertion and can be implanted through the natural route i.e. oral cavity
  5. It is a painless procedure
  6. There is no malabsorption and hence there is less of nutrient deficiency and requirement for supplements
  7. It can be done for patients who are not surgical candidates due to excessive risk
  8. It can be repeated after a gap of 6-12 months to achieve more weight loss

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