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Elipse capsule is one of the latest technologies in the treatment of obesity, and Harvard students in America developed it after several years of research and experiments. Learn more about the smart capsule, its mechanism of losing weight, treating obesity, and its many advantages
What is the Elipse capsule?
The Elipse capsule, or smart capsule, is an innovation recently added to obesity treatment plans, and it is not much different in size from antibiotic capsules. A balloon is placed inside the capsule, and then the doctor attaches it to a tube long and thin enough to reach the patient's stomach. When the capsule reaches the stomach; The doctor is able to fill the balloon with about 550-600 ml of its intended fluid in less than ten minutes without using anesthesia, and finally; The doctor removes the tube easily by pulling it out of the patient's mouth. The researchers were able to design the balloon appropriately so that it remains inside the stomach for 4 months, without feeling any pain or experiencing complications. After that period; The contents of the balloon are emptied and disposed of smoothly through digestive secretions without any complications
How is the smart capsule inserted into the stomach?
Through 3 simple steps, which are:
After about 4 months, the balloon is deflated by itself, and the body eliminates it through the waste naturally and harmlessly.
What are the advantages of the Elipse "smart” capsule in the treatment of obesity?
If you are between 18-64 years old, and your BMI ranges from 27kg/m2 to 40kg/m2, we advise you to consult your doctor about your ability to take the programmed capsule; Because it is a quick and completely safe solution, and it does not have any worrying complications. Moreover, do not forget to eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly to help your body lose extra pounds.