Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty an effective option for patients with NASH, obesity

Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty was more effective for weight loss than lifestyle modification alone in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and obesity, according to a speaker at EASL Congress.“Previous studies show how lifestyle intervention with a reduction of more than 10% of body weight promotes NASH resolution and fibrosis regression,” Javier Abad Guerra, MD, a gastroenterology and hepatology specialist at Puerta de Hierro Majadahonda University Hospital, said. “Unfortunately, less than 10% of the patients achieved this goal with only diet and exercise. In recentRead More