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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 414095, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/414095
Case Report

Bowel Obstruction due to Migration of an Intragastric Balloon Necessitating Surgical Removal before Completion of the Recommended 6 Months

1Department of General Surgery, Baghiatallah General Hospital, Baghiatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Poursina Street, Tehran, Iran

Received 3 August 2012; Accepted 12 September 2012

Academic Editor: Chin-Jung Wang

Copyright © 2012 Seyed Morteza Mousavi Naeini and Mahdi Sheikh. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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