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Seven people are thanking their lucky stars to be alive after a relaxing hot air balloon trip crashed into an alligator-infested pond near Disney World. In a video capturing the aftermath of the cras...
The swallowable balloon eliminates the need for endoscopy and anesthesia, reducing costs for patients – who are generally paying out of pocket.
BBC NewsHedgehog 'blown up like beach ball' has balloon syndromeBBC NewsA hedgehog "blown up like a beach ball" has been rescued and diagnosed with a severe case of balloon syndrome. The animal, which...
European regulators gave CardioFocus CE mark approval for its HeartLight Excalibur balloon, a device intended for treating at -More-
OrbusNeich, a global company headquartered in Hong Kong, launched two balloon catheters in the US: the Sapphire™ II PRO and the Sapphire™ NC Plus. The launches are the first entries for Or...
Developed to save victims of battlefield trauma, a plastic tube with a balloon at its tip can give doctors precious time to halt internal bleeding.
The FDA has launched an investigation after five deaths thought to be caused by an obesity treatment surgery in which a silicone balloon device is fitted within the patient’s stomach. Two California...
A hot air balloon makes an emergency landing in an alligator-infested pond. "It was scary. Now we’re making fun of it, but it was serious," said a passenger.
The Orbera intragastric balloon (IGB) has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for use in patients with a body mass index (BMI) between 30 and 40 kg/m(2) and is in wide use worldwide ...
Balloon dilatation of the minor duodenal papilla is a treatment option for symptomatic pancreas divisum. The histologic effects of balloon dilatation have not yet been evaluated. The aim of this study...
To avoid potential cardiovascular collapse after Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA), current guidelines recommend methodically deflating the balloon over 5 minutes to gr...
To assess the short-term outcomes after endoscopic sphincterotomy (EST) plus endoscopic papillary balloon dilation (EPBD) versus EPBD alone and appropriate balloon dilation time in EPBD alone.