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Prosper Healthcare Lending

Prosper Healthcare Lending is the premier financing company in the healthcare industry. With over $5 Billion borrowed and over 250,000 people empowered, this is a name and a program you can trust.

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
  • No collateral required
  • No prepayment penalties
  • Fast & easy loan inquiry process
  • 100% Confidential

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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 the 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.