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Descriptor in English: Gastric Balloon
Descriptor in Spanish: Balón Gástrico
Descriptor in Portuguese: Balão Gástrico
Descriptor in French: Ballon gastrique
Entry term(s): Ballobes Balloon
Ballobes Balloons
Balloon, Ballobes
Balloon, Gastric
Balloons, Ballobes
Balloons, Gastric
Bubble, Garren-Edwards Gastric
Bubble, Gastric
Bubbles, Gastric
Garren Edwards Gastric Bubble
Garren-Edwards Gastric Bubble
Gastric Balloons
Gastric Bubble
Gastric Bubble, Garren-Edwards
Gastric Bubbles
Tree number(s): E07.430
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.
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
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
VI virology
History Note: 98; was GASTRIC BUBBLE 1990-97; GASTRIC BALLOON was see GASTRIC BUBBLE 1990-97
DeCS UI: 24664
Descriptor UI: D015905
Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1989/05/15
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Gastric Balloon - Preferred
Concept UI M0024341
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.
Preferred term Gastric Balloon
Entry term(s) Balloon, Gastric
Balloons, Gastric
Bubble, Gastric
Bubbles, Gastric
Gastric Balloons
Gastric Bubble
Gastric Bubbles
Garren-Edwards Gastric Bubble - Narrower
Concept UI M0024340
Preferred term Garren-Edwards Gastric Bubble
Entry term(s) Bubble, Garren-Edwards Gastric
Garren Edwards Gastric Bubble
Gastric Bubble, Garren-Edwards
Ballobes Balloon - Narrower
Concept UI M0024339
Preferred term Ballobes Balloon
Entry term(s) Ballobes Balloons
Balloon, Ballobes
Balloons, Ballobes



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