The Latin American obesity intervention market will grow through 2026, driven by an increasing obese population and growth of bariatric surgery utilization as a result of positive clinical results and broader acceptance of these procedures in the region. 

This Medtech 360 Report provides comprehensive data and analysis on the current state of the market for obesity intervention in Latin America across a 10-year period.


In several Latin American countries, sales of intragastric balloons will be bolstered by improved physician marketing and awareness.

Which countries will experience the greatest increase in balloon sales?

Which companies successfully market to physicians and what are their market shares?

Insurance coverage varies across the countries and greatly impacts the types of procedures Latin American patients choose to undergo.

How does the availability of insurance differ across the countries?

How does varying insurance coverage impact patients' choices of treatment?

Several emerging devices are expected to enter the Latin American market within the forecast period.

Which products will enter the Latin American market and when?

How does the approval process in Latin America impact which emerging products will enter the region?

Table of contents

  • Latin America
    • Executive Summary
      • Market Highlights
      • Competitive Highlights
      • Market Developments
      • Geographies Covered
      • Procedures Covered
      • Products Covered
    • Version History
    • Obesity Intervention Market
      • Market Highlights
      • Market Definitions
      • Epidemiology Forecast Data
      • Procedure Forecast Data
        • Gastric Banding Procedures
        • Sleeve Gastrectomies
        • Gastric Bypass Procedures
        • BPD Procedures
        • Intragastric Balloon Implant Procedures
      • Market Forecast Data
      • Competitive Highlights
      • Market Shares
      • Competitive Factors and Strategies
        • Physician Training and Marketing
        • Product Portfolio Management
        • Emerging Technologies
        • Pricing Strategies
      • Market Developments
    • Gastric Band Market
      • Market Highlights
      • Market Definitions
      • Market Forecast Data
      • Competitive Highlights
      • Market Shares
      • Competitive Factors and Strategies
    • Internal Closure Device Market
      • Market Highlights
      • Market Definitions
      • Market Forecast Data
      • Competitive Highlights
      • Market Shares
      • Competitive Factors and Strategies
    • Intragastric Balloon Market
      • Market Highlights
      • Market Definitions
      • Market Forecast Data
      • Competitive Highlights
      • Market Shares
      • Competitive Factors and Strategies
    • Emerging Device Market
      • Market Highlights
    • Appendix
      • Abbreviations
      • Bibliography
    • Abstract

Author(s): Paul Desormeaux, MSc

Paul Desormeaux is a senior analyst within the Endoscopy and Aesthetics Medtech Insights team at Decision Resources Group, specializing in the fields of neurosurgery, neurostimulation, gastroenterology, obesity, diabetes, and regenerative medicine. He has authored and presented a number of thought leadership pieces on the opioid crisis, the growing diabetes epidemic, and the current state of health care in the US. Paul holds a Bachelor's degree from Queen’s University and a Master's degree in Biochemistry from the University of Western Ontario.


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