"Gastric Balloon" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
An inflatable device implanted in the stomach as an adjunct to therapy of morbid obesity. Specific types include the silicone Garren-Edwards Gastric Bubble (GEGB), approved by the FDA in 1985, and the Ballobes Balloon.
- Gastric Balloon
- Balloon, Gastric
- Balloons, Gastric
- Gastric Balloons
- Gastric Bubble
- Bubble, Gastric
- Bubbles, Gastric
- Gastric Bubbles
Garren-Edwards Gastric Bubble
- Garren-Edwards Gastric Bubble
- Bubble, Garren-Edwards Gastric
- Garren Edwards Gastric Bubble
- Gastric Bubble, Garren-Edwards
- Ballobes Balloon
- Ballobes Balloons
- Balloon, Ballobes
- Balloons, Ballobes
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