5 deaths reported while use weight loss balloon therapy, FDA says

5 deaths reported while using weight loss balloon treatment, FDA says

5 Deaths Reported While Use Weight Loss Balloon Therapy, FDA Says

5 Deaths Reported While Use Weight Loss Balloon Therapy, FDA Says

Five people who were use an obesity therapy that places balloons inside their stomaches have died since 2016, according to the US Food and Drug Administration.

Four of the deaths involved people using the Orbera Intragastric Balloon System and one involved ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System, the agency said.
“At this time, we do not know the root cause or incidence rate of patient death , nor have we been able to definitively attribute the deaths to the devices or the insertion procedures for these devices, ” the FDA said in a safety alerting issued Thursday.

5 Deaths Reported While Use Weight Loss Balloon Therapy, FDA Says
5 Deaths Reported While Use Weight Loss Balloon Therapy, FDA Says
5 Deaths Reported While Use Weight Loss Balloon Therapy, FDA Says
5 Deaths Reported While Use Weight Loss Balloon Therapy, FDA Says
5 Deaths Reported While Use Weight Loss Balloon Therapy, FDA Says

5 Deaths Reported While Use Weight Loss Balloon Therapy, FDA Says

5 Deaths Reported While Use Weight Loss Balloon Therapy, FDA Says

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