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How does the balloon procedure for weight loss work?

In this weight loss procedure, a balloon is placed in the stomach, making you full; behavior modification helps maintain weight loss after the balloon is removed. Watch bariatric surgeon Michael Snyder, MD, explain how the balloon procedure works.

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