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Balloon Loan

A loan or bond in which the borrower makes only interest payments for a set period of time. At the end of the term, the borrower repays the entire principal at once. A balloon loan may be useful when the borrower expects interest rates to be low at the end of the term, allowing him/her simply to refinance the loan. However, there is a high risk of default because not all borrowers actually have the cash to repay an entire loan in one payment. See also: Balloon Mortgage.


The loan balance remaining at the time the loan contract calls for full repayment.

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The Spatz Intragastric Balloon is both fully adjustable and approved for twice as long an implantation period as other gastric balloons on the market.
True Results surgeons have performed more ORBERA(TM) intragastric balloon procedures than any other bariatric weight loss provider since FDA approval in August 2015.
The ORBERA(TM) Intragastric Balloon is ideal for patients with a body mass index (BMI) between 30 and 40, who are between 30-100 pounds overweight.
I'm working together today with True Results to perform the first ORBERA(TM) Intragastric Balloon procedure here in Atlanta," said expert weight loss surgeon Titus D.
Evaluation of non-invasive bariatric surgeries, such as intragastric balloon system, StomaphyX, cold laser shaping, and cryolipolysis have further made the weight loss procedures safe and effective.
Apart from this, minimally invasive medical devices such as gastric pace makers, intragastric balloons, and nerve stimulation devices are likely to become popular in future.
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It is the most widely used intragastric balloon in the world, currently, and we are very excited that we are finally now able to offer this to our patients here in the US.
Shawn Garber has successfully implanted the very first Orbera intragastric balloon in the Northeast since FDA approval.
The ORBERA(TM) Intragastric Balloon was approved by the FDA on August 6.
Shawn Garber is the First Surgeon in America to be Offering ReShape Duo Intragastric Balloon Managed Weight-loss Program, issued 30-Jul-2015 by New York Bariatric Group over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the headline now reads Dr.