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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 Jessie Fenske, @fenske.jessica

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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