Tag: orbera

5 Deaths Linked to Weight-Loss Stomach Balloons: FDA

5 Deaths Linked to Weight-Loss Stomach Balloons

The ReShape and Orbera fluid-filled stomach balloons for weight-loss have been linked to 5 deaths and dozens of reports of pancreatitis and spontaneously over-filling with fluid or air — sometimes within days.

/ August 11, 2017

FDA Warns of Weight-Loss Stomach Balloon Side Effects

Dozens of injuries and four hospitalizations have been linked to ReShape and Orbera stomach balloons that were over-inflated with too much fluid or caused pancreatitis by putting pressure on organs.

/ February 9, 2017