r clarke Saturday, 09/29/18 09:39:36 AM Re: None Post # of 345 THey've simplified the inflation system for the doctors? The navigation system is a major move forward it looks like. - SAN DIEGO, Sept. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Obalon Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OBLN), a vertically integrated medical technology company with the first and only FDA-approved swallowable, gas-filled intragastric balloon system for the treatment of obesity, today announced approval of a Premarket Approval Supplement (PMA-S) application for the Obalon Touch™ Inflation System from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Obalon Touch™ Inflation System is an automated system utilized to inflate the Obalon Balloon. “We are pleased to have received FDA approval of The Obalon Touch™ Inflation System,” said Amy VandenBerg, Vice President of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs. “Our near-term product pipeline is dedicated to further improving safety, reliability and ease of use of the Obalon Balloon System.” The Obalon Touch™ is intended to be commercialized in combination with the Obalon Navigation System, which is designed to eliminate the need for X-ray imaging during balloon placement. A PMA-S application for the Obalon Navigation System was filed with the FDA in the third quarter of 2018 and is pending a decision by the FDA.