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Jul 7, 2017

First patient in the nation to receive the Orbera Intragastric Balloon shares the results of his journey six months after the procedure

By Barham Abu Dayyeh M.D. MPH, @babudayyeh

Patient JourneyIn the summer of 2015, Mayo Clinic doctors were the first in the U.S. to implant a new weight-loss device ─ an intragastric balloon ─ for those who need medical help, but don’t qualify for bariatric surgery. Six months later, the first patient is back for a follow-up appointment and sharing the results of his journey:

You can view the first part of his journey in a previous Mayo Clinic Connect post.

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