Journal of Nutrition & Weight Loss

Journal of Nutrition & Weight Loss
Open Access

ISSN: 2593-9793

Nitish Sood

Department of Neurological Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University, Georgia, USA

  • Research Article   
    A Retrospective Analysis of Weight Loss Associated with the Orbera Intragastric Balloon at a Single Bariatric Center
    Author(s): Vamsi Reddy*, Nitish Sood, Jennifer Hua and Christopher Ibikunle

    Background: Lifestyle modification and dietary management have proven to be ineffective in the treatment of obesity. ORBERA Intragastric Balloon (IGB) system, a treatment modality approved by the US Food and drug administration has recently become available commercially for the treatment of refractory obesity in patients with Body Mass Index (BMI) of 35-40. Setting: A private clinic based in the United States. Objectives: Data on the effectiveness and accommodative adverse effect of ORBERA IGB are currently limited. The objective of this study is to measure the effect of IGB on weight loss, assess the accommodative adverse event safety profile, and examine factors associated with accommodative symptoms such as nausea and vomiting. Methods: A review of records of 22 patients treated using .. Read More»

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