Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty safe, effective for long-term obesity treatment

Patients with obesity treated with endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty achieved durable results for at least 5 year after the procedure, according to study results.Reem Z. Sharaiha, MD, MSc, from the division of gastroenterology and hepatology at Weill Cornell Medicine, and colleagues wrote that endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) is one of the most widely available endoscopic techniques for weight management, but more research is needed.“Given the relatively recent adoption of ESG by endoscopists, there are a lack of data on its long-term effectiveness beyond 2 years after the procedure,”Read More

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