The authors report a case of intestinal obstruction caused by the rupture of an intragastric balloon for the treatment of obesity and requiring surgical treatment. This unusual case shows that careful patient selection and follow-up are of paramount importance for successful endoscopic treatment of obesity.
|Translated title of the contribution||Intestinal obstruction caused by migration of intragastric device used for the treatment of obesity|
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 2004|
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