Endotherapy for obesity: transoral gastroplasty
Epublication WebSurg.com, Jun 2009;09(06). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/lt03endeviere001
Morbid obesity is an increasing pathology, affecting 300 millions of people worldwide. Laparoscopic procedures represent standard surgical treatments. In this lecture, Prof. Jacques Devière presents the technical details of transoral gastroplasty, a new endogastric procedure: the advantages, disadvantages of this technique and the first results of a pilot study in humans.