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Gastric Balloon MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Gastric Balloon
Tree Number(s)
E07.430
Unique ID
D015905
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015905
Annotation
note category: an inflatable device; do not confuse with digestive gases; used in ther of morbid obesity: note XR & do not coord with OBESITY, MORBID unless particularly discussed
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Ballobes Balloon
Garren-Edwards Gastric Bubble
Gastric Bubble
Previous Indexing
Balloon Dilatation (1988-1989)
Dilatation (1980-1987)
Implants, Artificial (1987-1989)
Intubation, Gastrointestinal (1974-1979)
Obesity (1977-1987)
Obesity, Morbid (1987-1989)
Public MeSH Note
98; was GASTRIC BUBBLE 1990-97; GASTRIC BALLOON was see GASTRIC BUBBLE 1990-97
History Note
98; was GASTRIC BUBBLE 1990-97; GASTRIC BALLOON was see GASTRIC BUBBLE 1990-97
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/05/15
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Gastric Balloon Preferred
Garren-Edwards Gastric Bubble Narrower
Ballobes Balloon Narrower
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