Intragastric balloon facilitates metabolic improvements in NASH

Endoscopically placed intragastric balloons appeared to be safe and effective for the management of NASH, according to research published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.Barham K. Abu Dayyeh, MD, MPH, director of advanced endoscopy at Mayo Clinical in Rochester, Minnesota, and colleagues wrote that it can be difficult for patients with NASH to achieve more than 10% total body weight lost (TBWL) with diet and dietary interventions alone, which is needed to achieve meaningful improvements.“On the other hand, bariatric surgery, the most effective therapy for obesity, is notRead More

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