Adding Ozempic to endoscopic sleeve gastrectomy produces greater weight loss

Adding Ozempic to endoscopic sleeve gastrectomy produces greater weight loss

Using Ozempic in combination with endoscopic sleeve gastrectomy resulted in greater weight loss than the procedure alone, according to a presentation at Digestive Diseases Week.“A minimally invasive procedure known as endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty, or ESG, is available to many patients with obesity who wish to forego surgery for weight loss and who are not candidates for procedures such as laparoscopic sleeve gastroplasty,” Ana C. Hoff, MD, said during a press conference prior to DDW. “However, ESG has not produced the same weight loss results as bariatric surgery.”InRead More

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