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Here are some of the benefits you’ll receive with a loan from Prosper Healthcare Lending:
- Immediate decisions for loans under $35,000
- Longer terms for lower monthly payments
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Risks of Gastric Balloons
Intragastric balloon is associated with the following risks:
- Development of an ulcer in the stomach- usually due to irritation from the balloon. Sometimes the balloon needs to be removed to treat this complication.
- Pancreatitis- due to irritation from saline filled balloon rubbing the pancreas which is located directly behind the stomach.
- Death- a rare complication.
- Obstruction of the stomach- this usually requires removal of the balloon.
- Perforation of esophagus or stomach.
- Deflation of balloons and migration of the device out of the stomach into the intestine- this complication may require surgery to remove the balloon.
- Persistent nausea and vomiting beyond 5 days requires balloon removal- this in not common but can happen.
This list includes the risks most common for patients but is not an exhaustive list.