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Gastric balloon

A balloon is inserted into the stomach to reduce its volume, leading to an earlier sensation of fullness and potentially aiding in weight loss.

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"Temporary Procedure: The gastric balloon remains in the stomach for 6-12 months and must be removed afterward."

"Specific Target Audience: Suitable for individuals with a BMI of 30-40 who have not succeeded with other methods."

"Accompanying Lifestyle Change: Requires dietary modification and regular exercise for long-term success."

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