Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty induces, maintains weight loss in mild, moderate obesity

Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty safely induced and maintained weight loss and improved metabolic comorbidities in patients with class 1 and class 2 obesity, according to research published in The Lancet.“Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) is a procedure that is performed through the mouth with an endoscope to reduce the size of the stomach for weight loss and metabolic improvement in diseases such as diabetes,” Barham K. Abu Dayyeh, MD, MPH, director of advanced endoscopy and professor of gastroenterology and hepatology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, told Healio. “ThisRead More

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