04694827 is referenced by 335 patents and cites 3 patents.

A balloon insertable and inflatable in the stomach to deter ingestion of food and having, when inflated, a plurality of smooth-surfaced convex protrusions disposed to permit engagement of the stomach wall by the balloon only at spaced localities, for minimizing mechanical trauma of the stomach wall by the balloon.

Title
Inflatable gastric device for treating obesity and method of using the same
Application Number
6/818736
Publication Number
4694827
Application Date
January 14, 1986
Publication Date
September 22, 1987
Inventor
Sarah H Weiner
24 Bowling Green Pl., Staten Island, 10314
NY, US
Brian C Weiner
24 Bowling Green Pl., Staten Island, 10314
NY, US
Agent
Cooper Dunham Griffin & Moran
IPC
A61B 17/00
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