5 dead after FDA-approved obesity treatment that places silicone balloon in stomach, agency says

Washington PostThe Food and Drug Administration is investigating the sudden deaths of five people who had undergone an obesity treatment that places an inflated silicone balloon in their stomach. All deaths happened within a month of the procedure, the FDA said in a …5 deaths reported while using weight loss balloon treatment, FDA says ..

FDA: 5 deaths tied to weight-loss balloon treatments

CBS NewsThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has received reports of five deaths associated with liquid-filled intragastric balloon systems used to treat obesity. In an alert issued Thursday, the FDA said four reports involved the Orbera Intragastric Balloon 5 deaths reported while using weight loss balloon treatment, FDA says ..

FDA investigating deaths of patients who had gastric balloon procedure for obesity

Los Angeles TimesThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has alerted physicians and surgeons who treat obesity that it is investigating whether there is a link between gastric balloons — a new-generation weight-loss device — and the deaths of five patients. In an alert Five Deaths Tied to Intragastric Balloons, FDA Says ..

5 deaths reported while using weight loss balloon treatment, FDA says

CNNFive people who were using an obesity treatment that places balloons inside their stomachs have died since 2016, according to the US Food and Drug Administration. Four of the deaths involved people using the Orbera Intragastric Balloon System and one …Obesity Balloons Alert: FDA Finds 5 Deaths Within a Month ..

5 deaths reported while using weight loss balloon treatment, FDA says

fox5sandiego.comWASHINGTON — Five people who were using an obesity treatment that places balloons inside their stomachs have died since 2016, according to the US Food and Drug Administration. Four of the deaths involved people using the Orbera Intragastric Balloon …FDA Addresses Health Care Providers After Five Deaths From Weight Loss Balloon Treatment ..